Category: March 2006

Global governance is the internet’s hope

I don’t read a lot of blogs or tech news, but last summer I couldn’t help noticing tons of commentary about the United Nations’ “threatened takeover of the internet,” which commentators described as though it would spell the end of freedom rather than a victory for fairness.?Ǭ† (I find it hard to imagine a rational … Read more Global governance is the internet’s hope

Naomi Baron

In the tradition of Library Juice’s Home Pages of the Week, I will occasionally feature librarians, scholars, and activists whom I find deserving of attention. Naomi S. Baron is Director of the TESOL program at American University and a scholar who researches the influence of electronic communication on language and literacy as the carrier of … Read more Naomi Baron

Braverman Award – Call for Papers

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Miriam Braverman Memorial Award Presented by the Progressive Librarians Guild Seeks papers concerned with an aspect of the social responsibilities of librarians, libraries, or librarianship. GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION: Entrants must be Library/Information Science students attending a graduate level program in the United States or Canada. Entries must be the original, unpublished work … Read more Braverman Award – Call for Papers