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- Saving Lives in the Stacks June 21, 2017“As this nation’s opioid crisis has exploded, the staff at the public library … have become first responders,” NPR’s Scott Simon told listeners. “And I gather the librarians there have been obliged to become involved in a way that—well, become involved in a way librarians aren’t usually asked to become involved.” What Simon didn’t say—but … Continue reading […]Anne Ford
- Standing Up for Our Communities June 21, 2017Underserved communities need libraries now more than ever, and among the most vulnerable communities are youth who identify as LGBTQ+. Unfortunately, library services to this group are, at the moment, “woefully inadequate,” despite the social and legal progress the community has made over the past several years. Yet libraries must take on and live up … Conti […]Phil Morehart
- A Conversation with Author Catherine Hakala-Ausperk June 13, 2017What made you want to write this book? Through my teaching and consulting work, I meet library staffers from all around the country, and quite frequently I end up talking to them about their careers. What I hear quite often is that, while they love working at libraries, they feel there’s something missing—something they really … Continue reading A Conversati […]Phil Morehart
- 2017 ALA Annual Conference Preview June 1, 2017Returning to McCormick Place—and ALA’s hometown—after four years, Annual will offer a host of professional development opportunities, new ideas to help shape the future of libraries, a full slate of author programs and fascinating speakers, and a variety of special events and other activities. This preview offers a small sample of what to expect. Click … Con […]Terra Dankowski
- Saving Lives in the Stacks June 21, 2017
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- The Secret Life by Andrew O’Hagan review – Assange and other internet outlawsThree long pieces, the product of inside-track reporting by one of literary journalism’s charmers, are full of wit and confidenceHow do you write a compelling book about the internet? Decades after computers started reordering our lives, it’s a question nonfiction writers are still struggling with. The speed with which the digital world changes; the difficul […]Andy Beckett
- Lynsey Hanley: ‘Housing inequality kills’After the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the author of Estates argues for a radical overhaul of housing policyI have long believed in the necessity for radical housing reform, and the events of recent weeks have only proved its fundamental urgency. After Labour’s increased vote on a clear social-democratic platform, followed by the disaster at Grenfell Tower, the i […]Lynsey Hanley
- Historian pulls out of Chalke Valley festival over lack of diversityRebecca Rideal says she is pulling out of UK’s leading history event after learning that programme of 148 speakers has only 32 women and one person of colourRevolution and rebellion are a reliable fixture at the UK’s biggest history festival, but this year there is also some fierce contemporary dissent. The historian Rebecca Rideal has pulled out of the Chal […]Danuta Kean
- The Secret Life by Andrew O’Hagan review – Assange and other internet outlaws
- European Commission Puts Research Infrastructures Back on the MapThe European Commission (EC) is funding a project that will continue the development of the MERIL (Mapping of the European Research Infrastructure Landscape) portal and database.
- OCLC Plans App for Student Library WorkersIn August 2017, OCLC will launch Digby, a mobile app for student library workers that will be part of WorldShare Management Services (WMS). Initially, it will be available for WMS libraries in the U.S., with other countries to follow.
- Public Libraries Prioritize STEM EducationThe American Library Association (ALA) announced that 75 U.S. public libraries were selected to participate in the STEM education initiative NASA@ My Library. They will receive resources, training, and support to help them bring STEM learning opportunities to their patrons, which includes underserved areas.
- European Commission Puts Research Infrastructures Back on the Map
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“La nouvelle édition du titre Les professeurs documentalistes donne aux lecteurs les clefs pour comprendre et maîtriser les mutations actuelles dans le domaine de l’info-documentation.” Collection : Livres bleus ; série : Les fondamentaux. CRDP du Centre – Un ouvrage … Continue reading