Month: November 2005

Manifesto of Avant Garde Librarianship

How did I miss this manifesto in the past? 10. We must recruit those who have no investment in things as they are, the future will be for those who will create change without loving it; those who perceive the…

Albright, hawking or touring @ ALA?

You have probably heard that former United States Secretary of State Madeline Albright has been selected to be the keynote speaker in New Orleans at ALA this year. Apparently LJExpress’s email announcement service provided two different versions of this announcement.…

books building bridges

Books Building Bridges is a group of librarians, booksellers, activists and others who use literature and community events as a way of helping bridge the gaps between people in Iraq and the U.S. They create curricula, produce teaching guides and…

live/work library

Library downstairs, housing upstairs. Read more about the library-housing project being built in St. Paul Minnesota. [thanks tricia]