|Filed Under:||Education / Library & Research|
|Posts on Regator:||1484|
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|Archived Since:||August 13, 2008|
With flat budget, materials spending to dip.
"Portable Library" will provide services at various community locations.
Web survey finds strong interest in devices if the price hits $200.
Three-day study-in prompts mediation.
Failed millage prompts closure notice; new vote may be possible in November.
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.
International gathering highlights libraries as economic engines, community anchors.
Merger not feasible but will find new service providers for members.
Activist author makes ebooks free, but readers can give back.
The BC Books Online project offers students and scholars free access to 650 ebooks on topics relevant to the province.
Federated search, web-scale discovery (via Summon), next-generation catalog and the rest.
Crack about Los Angeles Public Library budget troubles generates letter of protest.
After flood, recovery, restoration, and improvements.
Singer to head licensing; Thorne leads marketing.
Barbara Fister ponders the terms of service for libraries and scholarship.
For-profits should stop the shenanigans, says Steven Bell, and better help their students succeed.
Funding needed for Digital Literacy Corps, which libraries could help shape.
Vision of “potential future states” and “environmental drivers."
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."...
Mayor pledges to keep branches open, but no funding solution yet.