Month: August 2006

incoming ALA President’s letter to the editor

A very fine letter in the Washington Post from incoming ALA President Loriene Roy. She mentions IM and wikis and still manages to tie it into traditional values. “Librarians provide more than facts. We provide the expertise and services that…

Google’s contract with UC and UM libraries for digitizing project reviewed

Now that Google’s digitizing contracts with two libraries have been made public, they can be compared and contrasted. Techie librarian Karen Coyle compares and comments. “[A]ccess is to be restricted to “those persons having a need to access such materials”…

hi – 29aug

Hi. Thanks for bearing with me during my protracted WordPress upgrade. What’s that you say? You hardly noticed? That must because a) the WP upgrade process is pretty darned easy if you can read a recipe and b) I am…