27 June 2007

LibVibe - 28 June 2007

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  • US Senator sponsors bill in support of school libraries. Hear him explain why.
  • OCLC official tells LibVibe - and you - what we can learn from online games and the people who play them.
Stories reported:
Legislation introduced to ensure essential library resources, support for 21st century education (interview, release); Gaming and libraries (interview, print); Ex-library official indicted; Library's silence liberates the brain (Trib, LJ).

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24 June 2007

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20 June 2007

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17 June 2007

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13 June 2007

LibVibe - 14 June 2007

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  • ALA Washington official tells LibVibe - and you - about proposed congressional cuts in funding for libraries
  • Filmmaker tells us that - despite all the challenges - librarianship is 'such a humanitarian and uplifting profession'
Stories reported:
Urgent action needed to increase library funding (interview, Dispatch); Providence Public Library, city agree on funding, but services will decline (city, LJ); Portland, ME voters shelve library move; Public libraries are a bargain; Librarian/filmmaker on her movie's upcoming premiere, our role in society (interview, site).

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10 June 2007

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06 June 2007

LibVibe - 7 June 2007

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  • Police chief tells LibVibe - and you - why he wants the library to install filtering software
  • ALA CEO talks about getting your input on their website redesign
  • Library director tells us about YA 'Pimp My Cart' program
Stories reported:
Teens break into library to view X-rated Web sites (interview, print); ALA to seek input on website redesign at Annual Conference (interview, release); Bomb threat temporarily closes three libraries; Old fashioned words; Libraries get their cool back (interview, print).

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03 June 2007

LibVibe - 4 June 2007

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  • Author tells LibVibe - and you - how her new book fights the stereotype
  • Digital libraries official says we should work with Wikipedia
Stories reported:
Internet filters hit snag; Potter upheld again — mother loses latest attempt to remove books (1, 2); Outside contractor for libraries?; Libraries may face 50 percent cut in '08; Collaborate with Wikipedia; Casanova was a librarian (interview, site).

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