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Emily Drabinski for ALA President

Our dear friend of the LibrarianShipwreck, Emily Drabinski (who you may remember wrote a guest post about the LIU faculty lockout in 2016), is running for president of the American … Continue reading

March 14, 2022 · Leave a comment

To Do: Digital Rights in Libraries

[Hi, pirates. The following is a press release from our dear comrade Alison Macrina of the Library Freedom Project. If you are going to ALA, or live near the Bay … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

ALA COA Wants Comments

The Committee on Accreditation of the American Library Association is soliciting comments as it prepares to revise the standards by which it evaluates library schools. According to ALA’s press release, … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Communities Matter – It’s National Library Week in Boston, and in your town too.

In the aftermath of a national tragedy—such as the bombing of the Boston Marathon—it is common for people to seek out community. Even as the news media frantically looks for … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

So, Has Your Information Been Sold to Any Huge Companies Lately?

Part of enjoying a book comes after you finish reading it. Once that last page is read a reader is able to discuss it with their friends, recommend it to … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · 5 Comments

Got $?

Right, so I know librarians — or leftists, for that matter (and leftist librarians especially) — are not the most flush of demographics, but I also know that some of … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

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