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Kindle Unlimited

I wrote the following post for the iSchool’s Information Space Blog. Thought folks here might find it useful. Can I tell you why I’m so excited about Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service? Because, aside from all my publications with academic presses and journals, … Continue reading

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EveryLibrary Rapid Response Fund

I love this idea. I have been a big fan of EveryLibrary since it started. They are doing good work for a good cause (libraries) and they are doing it in a smart way. Their latest effort, Rapid Response Fund, … Continue reading

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Exploring Digital Libraries

I was delighted to find a copy of Karen Calhoun’s Exploring Digital Libraries: Foundations, Practice, Prospects in my mail. While many may know of my more recent work around new librarianship, I spent a good amount of my time as … Continue reading

Posted in Links | 6 Comments Libraries Get Their Own PAC

Nope, that’s not PAC as in “Publicly Accessible Catalog.” That’s PAC as in “Political Action Committee,” and it is about time. I was very excited to hear about EveryLibrary. A PAC that it is dedicated to: …support these [local library … Continue reading

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Beyond the Bullet Points: IFLA Code of Ethics

IFLA just released “IFLA Code of Ethics for Librarians and other Information Workers” (you can read it here and to call is disappointing is putting it mildly. There are few documents that so clearly represent a collection centric worldview. … Continue reading

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SU for School Librairans

Here is a short video on the importance of school librarians Ruth Small, Barbara Stripling (vote Barb for ALA President), and I put together to support the lobby for school librarian in down state NY.

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Anna Maria Tammaro interviews R. David Lankes

A nice short interview for an Italian conference (but it is in English). For me the most interesting question was at the end about why aren’t we all just information scientists.

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