The Connecticut library community has engaged its legislators in the ebook-availability debate.
American Libraries Magazine
Here’s the problem: To compete in today’s economy, you have to be wired. And of course, more and more of our library services are digital. But in many communities across the United States, the communication carriers just don’t provide the service citizens seek.
It’s been almost two months. That’s how long I’ve been living in the future this latest time. My Google Glass arrived in December, and I’ve been playing with it in fits and starts since then, in part because winter in Chicago isn’t the best time to fully test it.
Eric Hellman has the best-named blog ever.
As I often say, this is a time of experimentation. (If you know something’s going to work, it’s not an experiment.) But it’s not enough to try and fail, or even try and succeed. Either way, we have to report out to our colleagues.
This month’s list from Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries features the top 20 titles from Amazon (PDF file). I have just two observations:
Here we go again.
Do issues of gender and race matter in a predominantly white, female profession like librarianship? According to a panel at the LITA-sponsored “Challenges of Gender Issues in Technology Librarianship” on Sunday, the short answer is “Yes, they impact everyone.”
During the ALA Washington Office Update on Saturday morning, Patrice McDermott, executive director of Open the Government, introduced Spencer Ackerman, national security editor for the Guardian US, who discussed details of how the newspaper acquired informatio
All conference and no fun makes Ta-Shire a dull librarian, so I was really excited to spend my last day in Philadelphia on a Flavors of Philly Food tour, hosted by City Food Tours.