Daily Archives: March 16, 2007

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A Shout Out and Best Wishes to Teresa Koltzenburg

You have new Picture Mail! Originally uploaded by The Shifted Librarian. Seeing this photo in Jenny’s stream brought back many good memories and reminded me today is Teresa’s last day at ALA TechSource. Back in May, 2005, Jenny and I accepted an invitation from Teresa to dinner while visiting Providence, RI to do a NEASIST event. We’d never met. But something clicked that night and Tersea asked us to write for the Blog. I honestly believe my path in libraryland changed that evening. Since then, Teresa has edited my blog posts at TS and supported and encouraged me through the […]

Editorial: A Law Not Needed

http://www.pioneerlocal.com/evanston/news/forum/295064,pp-editorial-031407-s1.article From the Evanston Review: A freshman state senator has proposed a law that would ban access to social networking Web sites, such as MySpace, at libraries and public schools. Sen. Matt Murphy (R-27th) of Palatine, believes his legislation would make life safer for youths because it could prevent contact with potential sexual predators via computers at those sites. We do not doubt that Sen. Murphy is sincere in his desire to make life as safe as possible for the children of Illinois. Others like him see forums like MySpace that didn’t exist a decade ago and liken them to […]

Moving & Shaking 2007!

CONGRATULATIONS to the Class of 2007 Movers & Shakers, announced this week by Library Journal!! I am honored to say I’ve had the opportunity to talk to some of these folks about libraries, technology and change. Their perspectives and insights inspire me. I want my students to become “reflective practitioners” like the folks below as well as everyone on this year’s list. Go forth Movers & Shakers – change the world! Michael Casey: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6423425.html “I wouldn’t be in librarianship if I couldn’t combine so many of my passions,” explains Michael Casey, whose interests range from technology to photography. Casey’s major […]