The 2013 LACUNY Institute – Libraries, Information, and the Right to the City April 5, 2013 John Jay College of Criminal Justice Keynote Speakers: Christine Pawley – Former director of … Read more The 2013 LACUNY Institute: Libraries, Information, and the Right to the City
Category: October 2012
Library Juice Press to “Unglue” a Book for Prospective Librarians with Unglue.it October 15, 2012 LOS ANGELES Library Juice Press is announcing one of the latest campaigns to “unglue” an … Read more Library Juice Press to “Unglue” a Book for Prospective Librarians
Libraries are not businesses. They do not fare well when the majority of people in a society believe that the “free market” is the only viable economic model. However, there … Read more Libraries, Marketing, and Popular Culture
Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award for 2013 This award is being jointly presented by The Beta Phi Mu International Honor Society and the American Library Association’s Library Research Round … Read more Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award for 2013
Wouldn’t it be nice if a Presidential debate was actually a debate on one question, where each candidate took a position on that question and defended it? It might be … Read more A modest proposal regarding the Presidential debates
I liked this post from Hack Library School, written by Amy Frasier: “Whither Reference?” Amy notes with alarm that reference isn’t being taught as a standalone class at her library … Read more So who exactly is ruling that “reference is dead”?
Banned Books Week sometimes feels like National Library Week, in the sense that it is something that lets librarians shine a celebratory spotlight on our profession, since we are all … Read more Banned Books Week – Yeai Us? Not So Fast. Sandy Berman on Self-Censorship