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"I am a library slut," admitted mystery author Lisa Scottoline. "That means I will go to any library that will have me," to give thanks to librarians, who changed the direction of her life.
To my way of thinking, Tracy Kidder is a famous author---who's not famous enough. I haven't read all his books (and I do intend to), but House remains for me the right book at the right time.
As my final bit of Annual coverage (though with other AL staffers also blogging, a few more stories may be forthcoming), I'd like to share my now-traditional review of relevant---and wholly irrelevant---quotes.
Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times columnist and author of The Soloist, told the Closing Session crowd how he met Nathaniel Anthony Ayers, and how their relationship grew and the story developed into the book.
Via District Dispatch: OITP announces the release of two new online copyright education tools: the Fair Use Evaluator and the Exceptions for Instructors eTool.
A packed meeting room awaited a panel of techie librarians to address the question of whether Library 2.0 has lived up to its promise at July 14 LITA and the Internet Resources Services Interest Group session "The Ultimate Debate: Has Library 2.0 fulfilled its promise?" The panel couldn't exactly agree on what Libra
To my way of thinking, Tracy Kidder is a famous author—who’s not famous enough. I haven’t read all his books (and I do intend to), but House remains for me the right book at the right time.
Some 525 librarians and library supporters—a virtual who’s who of librarianship—spent yesterday evening in the new wing of the Art Institute of Chicago, entralled by its splendor and by the speakers who gathered to help the Freedom to Read Foundation celebrate its 40th anniversary and pay tribute to its founder, Jud