31 October 2007

LibVibe - 1 November 2007

24 October 2007

LibVibe - 25 October 2007

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  • Libraries reopen in Jackson County, Oregon. Librarian at the ref desk tells LibVibe - and you - about opening day
  • California state librarian on how libraries are faring in the midst of wildfires
Stories reported:
Jackson County libraries reopen (interview, article 1, 2); Materials missing at Library of Congress; Wildfires impact on California libraries (interview, blog); Editorial: Library porn filters would block patrons' legitimate inquiries; No new books at cash-strapped NS libraries; New Gates grants announced; Libraries move with times, discover niches.


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21 October 2007

LibVibe - 22 October 2007

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Hear the voices of people in the news...
  • San Jose officials and media advocate filters at the library
  • VPL workers' bargaining chairman on the agreement that ends their 88-day strike
Stories reported:
Councilman wants San Jose libraries to block online porn (1, 2, 3); Library strike ends (interview, release, blog); Historic German library reopens after fire; Campus dedicates East Asian Studies Library.


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17 October 2007

LibVibe - 18 October 2007

14 October 2007

LibVibe - 15 October 2007

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No other library news source lets you hear...
  • Chicago's mayor emotionally defending libraries
  • Louisville legislator endorsing proposed library tax as
  • Opponents air TV ad against it
  • YALSA president on Teen Read Week and YA library use
Stories reported:
Terror suspect says FBI spied on his library computer use; Town pares, but spares library; Chicago mayor defends tax hike to support libraries (TV, AL, S-T); Louisville library funding through tax hikes proposed (1, 2); Teen Read Week (interview, site).


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10 October 2007

LibVibe - 11 October 2007

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  • Library workers vote down mediator's recommendation, 12-week long strike to continue. Union president tells LibVibe - and you - why.
  • Please support this program and help ensure its continuation by telling colleagues and library vendors why and how you listen.
Stories reported:
Members reject mediator recommendations: call for 'library-made' solution (1, 2, 3, 4); Labour dispute disrupting library service; NetLibrary, Recorded Books inch closer to trial; Study: Google gets bulk of world search.


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07 October 2007

LibVibe - 8 October 2007

03 October 2007

LibVibe - 4 October 2007

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  • Library spokesman tells LibVibe - and you - why they're mandating a YA Internet safety course
  • They can't do this in a magazine. Please tell colleagues why and how you listen
Stories reported:
Patron assaulted in university library (interview, TV); Library mandates Internet safety program for minors (interview, print); Audit details library conflict, director refuses interview; Trustees announce finalists for CEO position; Bookmobiles' final chapter?


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