Stacey Aldrich was named state librarian of Hawaii on February 18 by the Hawaii Board of Education, filling the position vacated by former state librarian Richard Burns when he retired in in December 2014.
Librarians: privacy's champions Boing Boing Libraries have always been places where people gathered for intellectual inquiry, where communities could form around emerging ideologies that challenged the status quo.
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Kansas City, MO, Central Library / photo credit Jonathan Moreau Difficult budget decisions, including probable cuts, await libraries throughout Missouri after the legislature drastically slashed state aid in two critical areas as part of a $26...
The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is a network of Federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of Federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for Federal library and information staff. FEDLINK, hosted at the Library of Congress, serves as a forum for discussion of the policies, programs, procedures, and technolog
“What struck me about my graduate LIS education was how amazingly easy it was. My undergraduate was much more difficult” LIS was too easy To be fair, Joseph Janes’s “One Size LIS Does Not Fit All” (Peer to Peer Review, LJ 4/15/15, p.
We have multiple categories of students to deal with: traditional, non-traditional, distance, first-gen. Swirlers are an emerging demographic. How will academic librarians meet their needs? Academic librarians like to talk about big package deals.
The Barack Obama presidential library will be built in his adopted hometown of Chicago, the Barack Obama Foundation announced in a video message posted online Tuesday.A bid by the University of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law before...
Today starts an occasional series discussing the Five Laws of Library Science. The five laws were first proposed in 1931 by Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, often referenced as the father of library science in India.
Newspaper in TX running a series about Ranganathan's 5 laws. Who woulda thunk?
New Orleans voters went to the polls on May 2 and showed their love for their library system, approving a raise in property taxes that will add up to $8.2 million a year for the New Orleans Public Library (NOPL).
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