Archive for November, 2005
ALA President Michael Gorman will be sponsoring a “Forum on Education for Librarianship” at Midwinter. From the Midwinter catalog of events: Forum on Education for Librarianship Friday, January 20, 2006, 1:00 -5:30 pm Location TBD ALA President Michael Gorman invites library practitioners, educators and students to participate in a half-day forum to explore the big [...]
Some news out there that is troubling for anyone concerned about intellectual freedom. The University of San Francisco Law Review edited out a section of an archived article when one of the parties in a lawsuit discussed in the article threatened to sue. The publisher couldn’t afford to go to court. The author couldn’t either. [...]
This is very sad news and a real loss for all of us involved in information literacy.
ACRL has opened registration for the ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute 2006. Reviews of earlier Harvard programs have been strong, and this year’s program again promises participants the opportunity to explore their own leadership style and to critically evaluate how well-positioned their home institutions are to meet future challenges. There are a variety of leadership development initiatives [...]
There’s an interesting piece in the Chron by Siva Vaidhyanathan – “A Risky Gamble with Google.” He argues that what some think is a David and Goliath story of Google versus big publishing is really more of a fight between Godzilla and Megalon. He points out that the contract Google signed with U Mich does [...]