I don’t read a lot of blogs so I don’t know, but I would guess this story is being blogged like crazy: Yesterday the Washington Post reported a Bloomberg National … Read more Americans largely mistaken about Obama’s record… librarians included?
Category: October 2010
Many large institutions, such as universities, are beginning to contract their email services out to Google. At the university where I work, we are in the process of switching our … Read more Institutions are switching to Gmail, but are they discussing the fine print?
Beyond Article 19: Libraries and Social and Cultural Rights Editors: Julie Biando Edwards and Stephan P. Edwards Price: $28.00 Published: October 2010 ISBN: 978-1-936117-19-2 Printed on acid-free paper Beyond Article … Read more Beyond Article 19: Libraries and Social and Cultural Rights
The underlying reason that the American Right will always be irrational, and a couple of ideas as to why the problem is presently so acute
As the more civic-minded among us have observed, the American Right has mostly rejected rational discourse in favor of strategic communication. There is a reason for it that has to … Read more The underlying reason that the American Right will always be irrational, and a couple of ideas as to why the problem is presently so acute
McAfee Site Advisor is red-flagging ebsco.com and ebscohost.com. Something to do with detecting malware. Does anybody know what that is about? Ebsco’s response so far is that they are “working … Read more McAfee Site Advisor Red-Flagging Ebscohost
Recently I have rubbed some people the wrong way by speaking frankly about the problem of ignorance in civic life and people’s lack of concern and lack of shame regarding … Read more Christine O’Donnell is just what I’ve been talking about
Lincoln Cushing wrote this cool article on old school (mid-20th century) printing technology: Cranking It Out, Old-School Style: Art of the Gestetner”. Lincoln is a librarian who had a previous … Read more The art of old school (mid 20th century) printing technology
I just read and enjoyed this paper by MaryBeth Meszaros, “Who’s In Charge Here? Authority, Authoritativeness, and the Undergraduate Researcher,” in Communications in Information Literacy, vol 4, no. 1 (2010). … Read more Undergraduates and the crisis of cognitive authority
Michael Bugeja wrote in Inside Higher Ed (a month ago – sorry for not blogging it sooner) about the proposed discontinuation and reorganization of the journalism school at the University … Read more J-Schools in question – a familiar story
Our full list of books is now available in e-book form, in the Adobe Digital Editions format. We have links from our site to the Powells.com page for each e-book. … Read more LJP e-books: Proof that we don’t hate change
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2010 Press Contacts 202-653-4630 Mamie Bittner, email@example.com Mary Minow Appointed to IMLS Advisory Board Washington, DC-On October 6, Mary Minow of California was appointed to … Read more Mary Minow Appointed to IMLS Advisory Board
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