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Troy Public Library, MI, Scheduled To Close July 2011

Failed millage prompts closure notice; new vote may be possible in November.

Take Green Inside: Sustainable Operations Save Energy and Money, and Put the Library Out Front

Louise Schaper explores how Fayetteville Public Library, AR, instilled green practices throughout the library, reducing the building's carbon footprint and leading sustainability for the community.

In San Antonio, Summit on Libraries Looks Outward and Inward

International gathering highlights libraries as economic engines, community anchors.

British Columbia Publisher/Library Partnership Produces Free Local Ebook Collection

The BC Books Online project offers students and scholars free access to 650 ebooks on topics relevant to the province.

Webcast Report: Understanding the New Discovery Landscape

Federated search, web-scale discovery (via Summon), next-generation catalog and the rest.

Jay Leno's Bad Library Joke

Crack about Los Angeles Public Library budget troubles generates letter of protest.

Not for Sale | Peer-to-Peer Review

Barbara Fister ponders the terms of service for libraries and scholarship.

Putting Students in the Debt Hole | From the Bell Tower

For-profits should stop the shenanigans, says Steven Bell, and better help their students succeed.

ARL Embarks on Scenario Planning Exercise for 2030

Vision of “potential future states” and “environmental drivers."

From the Field: (More Than) Ten Reasons Why "Professional librarian" Isn't an Oxymoron

Ryan Deschamps writes: "My previous post, 'Ten Reasons Why "Professional Librarian" is an Oxymoron,' was an experiment in shadow boxing—an opportunity to challenge myself, and to put my own beliefs to the test."...

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