In the Sacramento River Delta, just a short drive to the south of where I live, there is an area with some confusion regarding the official geographic information that has been disseminated about it. There are two islands named Ryer Island, and because of some errors in the past, the one that is populated is … Read more Ryer Island Geographic Information Controversy
Malise Ruthven, frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books, wrote the preface to the recent Litwin Books publication, Voltaire’s Fanaticism, or Mahomet the Prophet: A New Translation. His preface is titled Voltaire and Islam, and provides an insightful picture of the great 18th century liberal’s relationship with the religion of the region Europe … Read more Voltaire and Islam
Japanese translation of Questioning Library Neutrality: Essays from Progressive Librarian. Translation published by the Kyoto University Graduate School of Education. ISBN 978-4-8204-1308-0.
Library Juice Academy has scheduled a second round of two certificate programs. Both will begin in February. Certificate in User Experience (UX) Certificate in XML and RDF-Based Systems As before, if you enroll in the whole sequence of six courses in advance you get a 10% discount on the registration fee. Institutions registering five or … Read more New round of LJA certificate programs scheduled
Courses in October with Library Juice Academy Introduction to Project Management Instructor: Robin Hastings Introduction to the Semantic Web Instructor: Robert Chavez Writing for the Web Instructors: Nicole Capdarest and Rebecca Blakiston Patent Searching Instructor: Martin Wallace Describing Photographs for the Online Catalogue Instructor: Beth Knazook Library Outreach to Spanish-Speaking Communities Instructor: Katie Cunningham Feminist … Read more Courses in October with Library Juice Academy
Information Literacy and Social Justice: Radical Professional Praxis Editors: Shana Higgins and Lua Gregory Price: $32.00 Published: September 2013 ISBN: 978-1-936117-56-7 Information Literacy and Social Justice: Radical Professional Praxis extends the discussion of information literacy and its social justice aspects begun by James Elmborg, Heidi L.M. Jacobs, Cushla Kapitzke, Maria T. Accardi, Emily Drabinski, and … Read more New Title: Information Literacy and Social Justice: Radical Professional Praxis