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Ronnie Fernandez has a blog

Dr. Ronnie Fernandez has a blog focusing on social and political commentary about “race”, ethnicity, immigration, sociology and social change Check it out at http://blog.ronaldfernandez.com

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Guybrarians

I saw this post on LISNews.  A fine choice indeed. ‘Guybrarians’ – An Overdue Phenomenon at Many Libraries, and a Fine Career Choice by Bibliofuture Perhaps no one portrayed a stereotypical librarian better than actress Shirley Jones in the 1962 … Continue reading

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Texting Feature in CONSULS

Ok, so by now many of you have discovered our latest CONSULS hack– the ability to send a call number and location information in the form of a text message. I think it’s pretty spiffy and hope you like it … Continue reading

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A New Website Devoted to Envisioning the Future of Libraries

This comes courtesy of D-Lib Magazine which continues to produce amazing features.  See http://www.dlib.org/dlib/may08/05editorial.html

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Volunteering in NOLA

I returned recently from a trip to the great city of New Orleans. The main objective of the trip was to help rebuild houses in the Lower Ninth Ward, an area that was ravaged by floods in the aftermath of … Continue reading

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Open Letter from Defective by Design

Defective by design is a group opposed to digital rights management (DRM) software.  They have published an open letter to ask public libraries to stop using DRM. http://www.defectivebydesign.org/Libraries-Eliminate-DRM I would urge you all to look at this letter and consider … Continue reading

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Wikipedia and the OED

The Chronicle has a reference to a great post on the OED blog: E Publisher Compares Wikipedia to Oxford English Dictionary by Catherine Rampell Over at the Oxford University Press’s blog, OUP publisher Niko Pfund paid Wikipedia the ultimate compliment: … Continue reading

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CIL 2008

Today is my first day back in the library after attending (and presenting at) the Computers in Libraries conference in Arlington, VA. The weather was well, crap, but at least we had plenty to keep us engaged during the very … Continue reading

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A lively debate

Steven and I have been having a wonderful flame war on the library list that I thought could work much better on the blog so here goes. Original Post From: Bernstein, Steven (Library) Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 9:59 AM … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentations at Academic Computing Conference

I will be presenting at the 22nd Annual Academic Computing Conference this Saturday. for a preview here is my powerpoint. Debbie will also be presenting (I think) before she and Susan head off to the wilds of CIL My PowerPoint

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