Category: August 2009

Free content on the LJP / Litwin Books website

In addition to information about the books we publish, the Library Juice Press and Litwin Books websites have some free content, including some of the content of our books and some additional readings as well. Here are links to the free content available on these sites: Michael Gorman’s Foreword to Speaking of Information: The Library … Read more Free content on the LJP / Litwin Books website

Le blog du CFI

From: Franck Hurinville To: ifla-l@infoserv.inist.fr Subject: [IFLA-L] French IFLA National Committee : please visit our blog Date: Aug 18, 2009 9:54 AM dear IFLA Colleagues, the Comité Fran├žais IFLA – French IFLA National Committee is an independent umbrella association of library, information, documentation associations, institutions and professionals in France. It is committed to supporting the … Read more Le blog du CFI

Something people in the book world often misunderstand about copyright

There is something that people in the book world often don’t understand about copyright. When I say book world I mean librarians, booksellers, reviewers, researchers, authors, and sometimes publishers. A question that people often want to know the answer to is “Who owns the copyright” to a work, because they may want to know if … Read more Something people in the book world often misunderstand about copyright

Speaking at Drexel

I should have posted something about this earlier, sorry. I will be speaking at Drexel in Philadelphia tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday, 8/11/09), at the iSchool, 5pm, Rush Building, Room 014. They have posted a description to their news site. If you have a chance to go and you have found out about it here, say hello … Read more Speaking at Drexel

Professionalism and attitudes toward change

Just a brief note on a topic I will return to later… I find that librarians think of change in one of two ways: Change is happening to the profession; or Change is happening in the environment (social, cultural, economic, political) and the profession determines how it will change in response. These two ways of … Read more Professionalism and attitudes toward change