Memories of a Movement

A different kind of digital “protest(Memories of a Movement)”:http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/04/13/MN12743.DTL is taking place at UC Berkeley.

Seeking Library Aid

Funding of a “public(Back to drawing board for library aid)”:http://www.lsjxtra.com/news/010412GLLIB1.2.html library (or the lack thereof).

Unfunded School Update

Another “case”:http://www.journalnow.com/wsj/news/MGBJCZICFLC.html of a woefully unfunded school library, and while what the people there are doing is great, it is only a first step.

Novelist buys Newspapers

A second “look”:http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20010414/en/ap_arts__old_newspapers_1.html at the same subject focusing on Nicholson Baker’s personal crusade to save old newspapers.

Books in Libraries

“More(Is the Library a Good Place for Books?)”:http://www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/010423/library.htm on the issue of preserving the originals versus the digital copies. The librarians in the article make some excellent points…

Term Paper Profit

It seems publishers have finally noticed what I always suspected: the initial “market”:http://news.excite.com/news/r/010414/17/net-column-pluggedin-dc for e-books is college students.

Digital Data Fix

An “article(Get Your Digital Data Fix)”:http://www.fastcompany.com/online/46/clickhere2.html praising “RefDesk”:http://www.refdesk.com/.

Her First Library Card

!http://www.libraryplanet.com/images/morganto.jpg(Morgantown Public Library’s Nancy Swanger, a library associate, shows her granddaughter Sarah Stone, 4, how to check out a library book and apply for her very first library card on Wednesday afternoon. Sarah was at the library with a group from Guardian Angel Child Care from Bruceton Mills in Preston County.)! “Her(Her first library card)”:http://www.dominionpost.com/a/news/2001/04/13/bf/ first library card (not exactly news, but a nice picture…)

Grappling with Filtering

More “grappling”:http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/metro/northwest/article/0,2669,SAV-0104130277,FF.html with Internet Policies and Filters.