Noted as an example of what I think can be called political censorship in the American South: “GSC professor teaches the importance of art as his own work comes under … Read more Political art censored in Gainesville, GA
Category: May 2011
Librarians have responded to the internet and other technologies that have reduced people’s demand for our services in a couple of complementary ways over the past 20 years or so … Read more Turning the Reference Desk into a Reference Bureau
The new issue of Libraries and the Cultural Record has a review of LJP publication The Great Depression: Its Impact on Forty-Six Large American Public Libraries, an Analysis of Published … Read more Review in Libraries and the Cultural Record
No comment on this other than to say that Koofers is incredibly slimy, and it rankles me that they seem to be getting some tacit support from legitimate institutions. Here … Read more Koofers – stealing students’ work to help other students cheat
An interesting library-related paper from MiT7, by a media studies scholar: Knowledge Experiments: Technology and the Library, Paulina Mickiewicz Abstract: In April of 2005, the Grande Bibliothèque du Québec opened … Read more Paulina Mickiewicz on library architecture
I find this quite a good statement of the reason librarianship should require a master’s degree. I also found the video interesting in the way that it mixes media together.