Users have the right to read e-books from libraries and load DRM-free books in...– From Kobo’s “eReaders Bill of Rights” - Makes me want to get one, right there. (via PCWorld)
Libraries Need Your Support
Did you know that libraries provide a lot more than just free books? They have other free materials, of course: DVDs, music CDs, video games, and lots of digital content (ebooks, eaudiobooks, etc). But libraries are a lot more than the free stuff we keep inside them. Right now, your library is helping someone develop their resume, learn how to use the computer, and find a job. They’re...
[R]eference librarians are both incredibly well-informed about the infoverse AND...– Daniel M. Russell - SearchReSearch: Why libraries?
I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of...– E. B. White
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As I have traveled, I have found libraries to be a place where senior citizens...– Libraries: A Place Where Stories are Told, Knowledge is Gained, and Economies are Built | The White House
Libraries: A Place Where Stories are Told,... →
Libraries, front and center on the White House blog. Sweet!
Librarians are polite and service-oriented. Our deans and directors may get red...– Guardienne of the Tomes: Why Nobody Knows the Library is Suffering…and Why It’s All Our Fault
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Ref22: When Teens Attack! Jen Robinson of The Seattle Public Library attempts to explain the reasons why teens (and tweens) are the way they are, and presents some clever ways to best help the under-18 set via online chat. ( via http://www.sos.wa.gov/quicklinks/ref22 )
2 librarian positions open @ TPL - teen &... →
Tacoma Public Library is a great system, and they have two professional positions open: Teen/Young Adult Librarian & Children’s Librarian.
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New digital collection: Kiona–Benton City Heritage... →
Awesome new Washington Rural Heritage collection.
So You Want to be a Librarian? A Guide For Those... →
Awesome collection of posts and tips for learning the right skills, applying for the right jobs, etc etc.
Burning Question: Why Do Ebooks Cost So Much? |... →
Manage all your social media (comments, responses, mentions on the web, etc) in one place. Seems like a cool tool. (via DLK)
The E-Textbook Experiment Turns A Page : NPR →
Why are we still trying to lock textbooks to a specific device? You could just as easily turn a textbook into a web page, have students pay to access their textbooks, keep the interactivity, and make the textbooks MUCH more accessible. Also, since the textbooks would be in the cloud, students could access them from anywhere, and there would be more opportunities for online collaboration...
Olympia Film Society Buys the Theater! | OlyBlog →
Yeay, go OFS!
Diaspora, the Open Facebook Alternative, Releases... →
Good progress, guys, but let’s go live already.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of...– Elbert Hubbard
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in...– Nietzsche
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Good site to get a little slide inspiration.
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Yikes! Save the Open Internet!
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I think the title is self-explanatory.
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Those Elite Librarians « Annoyed Librarian →
The AL weighs in on the role of the “professional” in library work, a la the conversation that’s been ongoing the last week or so kicked off by A. Woodworth.
Fight for libraries as you do freedom | ajc.com →
Libraries are not a luxury, they are a necessity.
If that’s right, then not only don’t you own the software you buy, but any...– Guess What, You Don’t Own That Software You Bought | Threat Level | Wired.com Whoah, say what?
The role of libraries | The Spectator →
We have similar problems, even if we’re more (rather than less) popular year after year.
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Alabama Librarian Barbara Ann Wilson Sues Employer... →
The Wintersleep tour hits Seattle and Portland in November. These guys sell out stadiums in Canada; check em out before they get big in the US!
The profession seems to be sinking. Maybe not the whole profession, but research...– the.effing.librarian: The sun will come out…. tomorrow…
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Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are...– J. Bartlett Brebner
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