Focusing on the theme of “Too Much Information,” the spring issue of The Hedgehog Review devotes five essays to a close examination of the unprecedented and ever-increasing availability, use, and … Read more Hedgehog Review – Spring issue focuses on information overload…
Among the Disrupted By Leon Wieseltier JAN. 7, 2015 New York Times Book Review Amid the bacchanal of disruption, let us pause to honor the disrupted. The streets of American … Read more Among the Disrupted (NYT Book Review Essay)
For those who have noted, along with Jon Stewart, that in the Fox News era the media treats facts in a relative way, as a matter of political taste… This … Read more Repressive Tolerance (link to essay by Marcuse) and a comment on information literacy
I recommend a post by James Jacobs on the freegovinfo.info site and the comments following it for a good summary of the debate over Wikileaks within the library community.
Adam Gopnik, frequent contributor to the New Yorker, has an article in the new issue called, “The Information: How the Internet Gets Inside Us.” It’s actually a really good bibliographic … Read more Adam Gopnik on books about the internet age
An item in the New Yorker’s “Talk of the Town” section in the last issue is about the difficulty of keeping track of a valuable information object over time: a … Read more Organizing personal info in an age of change: Tickets to a Pavement concert
There is a new issue of Information for Social Change, on the theme of information ethics. This issue is edited by Mikael Böök. It’s a very international collection of articles, … Read more New issue of Information for Social Change
I have an article in the current issue of Progressive Librarian that I have put online this morning: “The Library Paraprofessional Movement and the Deprofessionalization of Librarianship.” It says something … Read more The Library Paraprofessional Movement and the Deprofessionalization of Librarianship