Daily Archives: November 20, 2010

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X – On Anonymity & Librarianship

In the Library with a Lead Pipe is one of my favorite blogs. The writing is peer-reviewed, balanced and well-reasoned. The most recent post by Emily Ford is evidence of this: http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2010/x/ Emily explores the nature of undisclosed publications: Hiding our identities allows us to break accepted social practice and ┬áthere is nothing inherently unethical or wrong with creating a character in Second Life or engaging in gender swapping or other identity experiments online. However, the realm of library professional discourse, i.e. writing critical essays or peer reviewed articles that contribute to the discourse of our profession, is not where […]