29 April 2007

LibVibe - 30 April 2007

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Stories reported:
Principal charged with stealing from library faces more accusations of larceny; Library reshuffle seen as answer to comic concern (1, 2); Director defends his plan to de-professionalize system; Library board surprises director with honor for 20 years of service, achievements.

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25 April 2007

LibVibe - 26 April 2007

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  • UK librarian tells LibVibe - and you - how administrator wants to de-professionalize the libraries. 'Window dressing skills' preferred.
Stories reported:
County restructuring to eliminate librarian positions (interview, print 1, print 2); Library security threats follow Virginia Tech shootings; Ex-director charged with grand larceny, using library credit cards for personal purchases; Library system needs tax hike, group says; Court: library able to privatize; Phila. library's president resigns (Inquirer, LJ); LC launches first-ever blog in celebration of 207th birthday.

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22 April 2007

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18 April 2007

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15 April 2007

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11 April 2007

LibVibe - 12 April 2007

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Stories reported:
Gun fired in public library; ULC names Ashton COO; NYC Council proposes that libraries be open six days a week; (NYT, LJ); Five interviews set for D.M. library director job; 'Katie's Notebook' item cribbed from W.S. Journal; Your room is booked.


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08 April 2007

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04 April 2007

LibVibe - 5 April 2007

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Hear the people in the news...
  • System director tells how all 15 libraries will close on the 6th.
  • Activist addresses our homeless problem and has a solution.
Stories reported:
All Jackson County, OR public libraries to close; What they didn't teach us in library school: the public library as an asylum for the homeless (interview, article); Princess calls for more libraries; No joke, comics library turns 30; ACRL Annual (attendance, Waters).


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01 April 2007

LibVibe - 2 April 2007