30 September 2007

LibVibe - 1 October 2007

Click on the link above to listen to the eight-minute newscast, anytime.
  • Trustee tells LibVibe - and you - why the library had to close.
  • Library security expert says waiting for computers causes problems.
  • Hear the difference: they can't do this in a magazine.
Stories reported:
Final chapter (interview, Ind., Globe); Selectmen: Library trustees misused money; Prisons to restore purged religious books; Computers and library security (interview, site); Banned Books Week; If tech support is broken, what is the solution?


Click here to start saving with ING DIRECT!

26 September 2007

LibVibe - 27 September 2007

23 September 2007

LibVibe - 24 September 2007

Click on the link above to listen to the eight-minute newscast, anytime. You don't need an iPod or any special equipment.
  • Wyoming State Library official tells LibVibe - and you - about their new 'Mudflap Girl' promotion
Stories reported:
Wyoming Libraries Campaign (interview, site); Library ineligible for state grants; Talent enacts library surcharge; British Library faces threat to treasures; Man and teen charged in library fire; Considering Mr. Mukasey (NYT, WSJ); Library policy hurts privacy, patron says; PIN like Flynn.

Click here to start saving with ING DIRECT!


19 September 2007

LibVibe - 20 September 2007

Click on the link above to listen to the seven-minute newscast, anytime.
  • Freedom to Read Foundation directors tell LibVibe - and you - their reactions to patrons refusing to return books they object to
  • Oregon library activist on good news at the polls
  • Mayor says his city is modern, progressive, but will charge for library Wi-Fi
Stories reported:
Times to stop charging for parts of its Web site; Patrons critical of sex content in books refuse to return them (interviews, ME, AL); Ashland approves library tax levy (interview, print); No free Internet for Winnipeg.


Click here to start saving with ING DIRECT!

16 September 2007

LibVibe - 17 September 2007

Click on the link above to listen to the six-minute newscast, anytime!

Stories reported:
Libraries open following second protest; Schools suffer librarian shortage; Interim library closes, prepares for move (TV, lib.); Art on a Limb (interview, site); In 2017 libraries will be...


Please tell colleagues how and why you listen.

Click here to start saving with ING DIRECT!

12 September 2007

LibVibe - 13 September 2007

Click on the link above to listen to the seven-minute newscast, anytime.
  • ALA researchers tell LibVibe - and you - about new report on funding and technology access.
  • Union president on job action after negotiations stalled.
Stories reported:
Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study (interviews, AP, site); Walkout closes libraries for 3 hours (interview, print); Prisons purging books on faith from libraries; Artefacts escape library flooding (BBC, site); College opens new library.


Click here to start saving with ING DIRECT!

09 September 2007

LibVibe - 10 September 2007

04 September 2007

LibVibe - 5 September 2007

Click on the link above to listen to the seven-minute newscast, anytime.
  • Chronicle of Higher Ed. columnist tells LibVibe - and you - why we're not seeing all those jobs.
  • British Council spokeswoman - from London - on why they're closing libraries around the world.
  • No other library news source does what we do. Tell a colleague!
Stories reported:
California’s $14-million library budget cut; British Council library closures (interview, print 1, 2, site); Library starting over in search for new director; The annual labor shortage hoax (interview, Chron.); No computer, no problem. Go to the library; Library on wheels appears in Moscow.


Apple Store