New Book: The Demise of the Library School: Personal Reflections on Professional Education in the Modern Corporate University

The Demise of the Library School: Personal Reflections on Professional Education in the Modern Corporate University Author: Richard J. Cox Price: $35.00 Published: June 2010 ISBN: 978-1-936117-18-5 Printed on acid-free paper In The Demise of the Library School, Richard J. Cox places the present and future of professional education for librarianship in the debate on … Read more New Book: The Demise of the Library School: Personal Reflections on Professional Education in the Modern Corporate University

AP story on slow reading

John Miedema, author of Slow Reading, is quoted in an AP story by Holly Ramer today: “NH professor pushes for return to slow reading.” I am happy to see the topic and John’s book getting some national attention.

Ron Day and Hamid Ekbia on “digital experiences”

Ron Day and Hamid Ekbia of the IU library school have an article in the new First Monday titled, “(Digital) experiences.” The article looks at three types of “digital experience” using analytical perspectives on modern “experience” coming from Martin Heidegger and Walter Benjamin. Day’s and Ekbia’s work gets at the roots of some of the … Read more Ron Day and Hamid Ekbia on “digital experiences”

New book: She Was a Booklegger: Remembering Celeste West

She Was a Booklegger: Remembering Celeste West Editors: Toni Samek, Moyra Lang and K.R. Roberto Price: $30.00 Published: June 2010 ISBN: 978-0-9802004-9-2 Printed on acid-free paper She Was a Booklegger: Remembering Celeste West is a compilation of reflections and tales from friends and other admirers who were influenced and inspired by this larger than life … Read more New book: She Was a Booklegger: Remembering Celeste West

New book: A Space for Hate: The White Power Movement’s Adaptation into Cyberspace

A Space for Hate: The White Power Movement’s Adaptation into Cyberspace Author: Adam Klein Price: $25.00 Published: June 2010 ISBN: 978-1-936117-07-9 A Space for Hate speaks to the media and information topic of hate speech in cyberspace, but more specifically, how its inscribers have adapted their movement into the social networking and information-providing contexts of … Read more New book: A Space for Hate: The White Power Movement’s Adaptation into Cyberspace

New SRRT Newsletter

An announcement from SRRT Newsletter Editor Myka Kennedy Stephens: SRRT Newsletter – Issue 171, June 2010 is now available! The permanent link is: http://libr.org/srrt/news/srrt171.html NEW! This is our first issue available in EPUB format: http://libr.org/srrt/news/srrt171.epub This graphics-free edition is readable on a variety of e-book readers (Kindle, Nook, etc.) and mobile devices equipped with e-book … Read more New SRRT Newsletter

2010 Braverman Prize Winner

June 1, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize Winner Announced (University of Oregon, Eugene, OR) The Progressive Librarians Guild is pleased to announce the winner of the 2010 Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize. This year’s prize has been awarded to Kristen Hogan for her essay entitled ‚ “‘Breaking Secrets’ in the Catalog: Proposing the … Read more 2010 Braverman Prize Winner