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- Referenda Roundup 2019: Final Report November 12, 2019In terms of the number of referenda approved, Ohio and New York were the front-runners; each boasted 20 or more victories. Colorado, too, had a big year, with at least eight measures passed. Update: This article was revised on November 13. ALABAMA In Leeds, voters rejected a proposed property tax increase of 9 mills by … Continue reading Referenda Roundup 20 […]George Eberhart
- How the CPS Strike Affected Chicago School Librarians November 8, 2019Roughly 80% of the 514 district-run schools in the CPS system are without a librarian, and Nora Wiltse, the only CPS librarian at the bargaining table during the negotiations, says she believes the situation is likely to get worse under the new contract. Wiltse, a librarian at Coonley Elementary School who has pressed for more … Continue reading How the CPS […]Sanhita SinhaRoy
- Unauthorized Practice of Law in the Library November 6, 2019In 2016, more than half of federal appeals were filed by citizens acting as their own attorney, a process called pro se representation. According to the Legal Services Corporation, almost 90% of civil matters involving low-income Americans receive little or no legal help. With nowhere else to turn, such patrons often seek out legal information … Continue rea […]Sallyann Price
- Special Report: Democracy in Action November 1, 2019And libraries are especially well suited to be “democracy coaches,” in the words of Amanda Smithfield, a librarian at Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet High School in Nashville, Tennessee. Open to everyone regardless of political leanings, they serve as voter registration hubs and polling places and provide meeting space for community groups and forums. Our special […]Amy Carlton
- Referenda Roundup 2019: Final Report November 12, 2019
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- Ever heard of Blade Runner: A Movie? No, not that oneThere’s Ridley Scott’s film. There’s the Philip K Dick’s book it was based on. And then there is William Burroughs’ forgotten screenplay-turned-novellaHave you read the book Blade Runner: A Movie? It’s not the book of the movie Blade Runner – the book of that movie is called Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Blade Runner: A Movie isn’t even a movie. Thoug […]David Barnett
- Crucible by Charles Emmerson review – seven years that shaped our worldThis buoyant study of life after the great war illuminates the part that chance plays in historyHistorians, fixing their eyes on a rear-view mirror, sort the past into a procession of immutable events with inevitable outcomes. That suits the grandiose individuals they write about, who fancy that their activities are somehow predestined. “History will not for […]Peter Conrad
- How true does travel writing need to be? With Rory MacLean and Luke Harding – books podcastRory MacLean is a travel writer who has been roaming eastern Europe, Asia and beyond for 30 years. His most recent book, Pravda Ha Ha, retraces the course he took through what had been communist Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 – an extraordinary journey that became his bestselling debut, Stalin’s Nose. This time, his research leads him to ta […]Presented by Richard Lea, Claire Armitstead and Sian Cain. Produced by Esther Opoku-Gyeni
- Ever heard of Blade Runner: A Movie? No, not that one
- ALA's Report to Congress on Libraries and the Ebook Industry: A PrimerALA recently made a case to Congress that the ebook publishing industry has been engaging in anticompetitive behavior at the expense of libraries and library patrons. Congress has been involved in an ongoing series of hearings and work sessions exploring competition issues in various digital marketplaces and reached out to ALA for its views on competition is […]
- Nature Looks at Ph.D. Programs' Effects on Student Well-BeingThe journal Nature joined with Shift Learning, a U.K. education market research company, to conduct the fifth biennial survey of global Ph.D. students.
- CMRubinWorld Explores the Effect of the Digital Age on ChildhoodA blog post from CMRubinWorld ... features an interview with Tracey Burns, author of a new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report, "Educating 21st-Century Children: Emotional Well-Being in the Digital Age."
- ALA's Report to Congress on Libraries and the Ebook Industry: A Primer
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Chaque mois, l’émission raconte une histoire d’hyper concurrence, combat d’un nouveau genre dans lequel les acteurs, entreprises ou Etats, s’affrontent sans merci. Débat avec un invité en plateau. Intelligence économique, hyper concurrence, enjeux stratégiques, guerre économique… Une enquête présentée par … Continue reading
Extrait du texte de la présentation du Forum ESI-Entreprises « L’information est le sang de l’entreprise…sa mauvaise gestion génère de nombreuses maladies (anémies, troubles circulatoires.) »H. LESCA cité par Eric Sutter in «Documentation, information, connaissance: la gestion de la … Continue reading
Quand j’étais toute petite, je rêvais de faire 360 000 métiers… Médecin cardiologue, hôtesse de l’air, business woman,… la liste est longue !!! Mais c’est au fils des années, et plus exactement après l’obtention de mon baccalauréat en littérature moderne, que ma … Continue reading