Monthly Archives: April 2005





http://edificeref.info/?p=41 I also read an opinion piece on page 30 of the April issue of American Libraries. In “Eeewww! My Patron Tried to Pick Me Up”, Susan Braxton, a science reference librarian at Illinois State’s Milner Library, recounts a session of recreational chatting (the what-are-you-wearing variety) initiated by a patron. […]

Beatrice’s IM Reading List





http://bibliotheke.org/archives/2005/04/28/more-complaints-about-libraries-and-drm/ Thanks Bibliotheke! Please click through and read the article, which includes this: The Fairfax County Public Library system is a large library system in Northern Virginia, a suburb of Washington DC. Leaders of the Fairfax Public Libraries think it’s a good idea to distribute downloadable audio books to the […]

Libraries and DRM






Via Skagirlie: http://www.slis.indiana.edu/news/story.php?story_id=958 One wonders for whom these hapless souls blog. Why do they chose to they expose their unremarkable opinions, sententious drivel and unedifying private lives to the potential gaze of total strangers? What prompts this particular kind of digital exhibitionism? The present generation of bloggers seems to imagine […]

Cronin-gate? (Update)(2)