30 May 2007

LibVibe - 31 May 2007

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  • Town manager tells LibVibe - and you - why the the library had to close
  • LIS prof talks about the importance of marketing
Stories reported:
Library closed indefinitely in wake of budget cuts (sound, print); Voters approve expansion funds; Library film festival riles anti-Castro community; Students learn about marketing, promote libraries around the world (interview, site); Not a bird or a plane.

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23 May 2007

LibVibe - 24 May 2007

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  • Staff, patrons: no confidence in public library management. Former administrator tells LibVibe - and you - why.
  • Written requests to unblock? ACLU attorney tells us about 'appropriate' vs. 'constitutionally protected' Internet material.
  • They can't do this in a magazine!
Stories reported:
Staffers fear library's too pop-fixated (interview, Bee); Library DVDs raise eyebrows; Library panel: keep web sites ban (interview, print); A childhood issue? Ask a librarian; Need an answer? Ask a librarian.

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20 May 2007

LibVibe - 21 May 2007

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Stories reported:
Legislature approves merger of city and county libraries; Union approves deal to protect wages in library merger; Man accused of fondling girl at library; Former library employee sues university (interview, print); Vet prosecuted for opposing recruitment in library.

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16 May 2007

LibVibe - 17 May 2007

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  • Hear the voices of people in the library news
  • Concise, professional, listenable
  • They can't do this in a magazine
Stories reported:
The doors stay closed (interview, article); Thomson sells Gale, higher education assets, buys news agency; NLS going digital; BibMe (interview, site); Library camp.

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13 May 2007

LibVibe - 14 May 2007

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  • Kansas Library Ass'n. president tells LibVibe - and you - about relief efforts for a city's library destroyed by a tornado
  • California SLMS tells why she won't do 'the bump'
Stories reported:
Day of Unity for Illinois Libraries (site, LISN); California school libraries continue staffing fights (AL, TV); Tornado destroyed Kansas library (story, fund); Contractor denies responsibility for fire; Mielke tapped as interim head of LSSI-managed system; Amdursky named as director in Des Moines; Cheerleader for Brooklyn's treasury of books.

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09 May 2007

LibVibe - 10 May 2007

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  • Library supporter tells LibVibe - and you - about 'a revolution'
  • Librarian/filmmaker updates us on her documentary about us
Stories reported:
ULC Partners for Success Conference (interview, story); Saving libraries from extinction; Google Books: what's not to like?; Book worms lurk; Vienna's public library raising cash through erotica hotline; 'The Hollywood Librarian: librarians in cinema and society' (interview, blog/trailer video).

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Concise, professional, listenable. LibVibe.
Please tell colleagues about us.

06 May 2007

LibVibe - 7 May 2007

02 May 2007

LibVibe - 3 May 2007

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  • Rettig on LibVibe: ALA's just-elected '08-'09 president tells you about his plans
Stories reported:
Fire claims library, and pieces of the past (interview, Post 1, Post 2); Rettig elected ALA president for '08-'09 (interview, release); Library issues pink slips as a precaution (interview, print 1, print 2); Police book into library to stop young trouble-makers; Some drug info 'too much,' mom says; Students meet at library - for prom.

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