29 August 2007

LibVibe - 30 August 2007

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  • ALA's Krug tells LibVibe - and you - about challenged books...and penguins
  • Library advocate on victory for local control of PL vs. outsourcing
Stories reported:
Challenged library works (interview, print); Salary survey results; Bedford will still manage library (interview, print); Student library visits falling; Man arrested in library; Zoo and public library both robbed; Mr. Library Man wants you to speak up and ask questions.


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26 August 2007

LibVibe - 27 August 2007

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  • Library foundation exec tells LibVibe - and you - shuttered libraries may open soon, but...
Stories reported:
Libraries could reopen by November (interview, paper); Best college library rankings; Librarian fashion? (post, TOC).


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22 August 2007

LibVibe - 23 August 2007

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  • Union president tells LibVibe - and you - about negotiations as strike nears one month mark
  • Director describes flood damage at historic library
  • Young librarian pens book about humor in the profession, says he likes the quirky patrons
Stories reported:
Civic strike could last months, city says (interview, paper, union blog); Mayor gives libraries a dose of good and bad news; Library undergoes soggy saga (interview, paper); Working in the library can be strange (interview, paper, site).

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15 August 2007

LibVibe - 16 August 2007

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  • Library director tells LibVibe - and you - about expansion, naming rights and 'political will'
  • Head of special collections describes retired cataloger's gift of very rare books
  • First lady on her love of libraries and a new one to be named for her
  • No other library news source does what we do.
Stories reported:
Iraq military storm national library; Library covets roadway, looks for way to fund $34 million expansion (interview, newspaper 1, 2); Retired cataloger bequeaths 2,000 rare books to library (interview, print); Small libraries can’t pay enough to keep skilled help; Border cities struggle to find librarians; Library to be named for Laura Bush (1, 2).

12 August 2007

LibVibe - 13 August 2007

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  • Researcher tells LibVibe - and you - that users, non-users like us, but are ambivalent about new technologies. How can we promote them effectively?
  • Hear the voices of people in the news. Concise, professional, listenable.
Stories reported:
School board passes budget, cuts librarians back to PT; Wisconsin Library User (and Non-User) II study (interview, report); Patrons protest the cull of hundreds of books; Library ranks #1 in US PL circulation; Bibliomulas.

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08 August 2007

LibVibe - 9 August 2007

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  • 'Predatory reference' event: organizer tells LibVibe - and you - what, why and to mark your calendar and join in!
Stories reported:
OR director leaves for a library that's open; ILL-conceived drug smuggling plan (Star-Tel, Chron); Library limits access to social Web sites; ALA site redesign (page, survey); LC announces Preserving Creative America digitization initiative partnerships (interview, release); Slam the Boards (interview, site); College to open library to public.

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05 August 2007

LibVibe - 6 August 2007

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  • Cataloguing expert tells LibVibe - and you - how she feels about the 'Dewey-free library'
Stories reported:
Alleged book bandit targets libraries; Report faults UCLA for use of Taser in library incident; Discord over Dewey (interview, WSJ); Hard facts oust soft chairs at bookstores; Singer, casino exec give library $75K.

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01 August 2007

LibVibe - 2 August 2007