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Recycling Architecture


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Literary News


Here’s some cool news! It’s about a stamp, heritage, and literature. But first, some background.

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Audible.com ACX


Audible.com launched a new service this month. It is called ACX, the Audiobook Creation Exchange. It is a way for authors and narrators to connect with the intent of narrating books. Since many books never even make it into the … Continue reading

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What a Week!


What a week this has been! There were fun patrons and an awful accident and I thought I saw my first sign of spring. Continue reading

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HarperCollins, Thy Name is GREED


HarperCollins and the electronic media vendor OverDrive had come to a new, and disappointing, agreement. The most pertinent point of this agreement is that any item produced by HarperCollins may only be checked out 26 times. If the library wants to continue offering that title beyond the first 26 times, they will have to purchase the title AGAIN. Continue reading

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Back in One Week


Hi! Sorry there isn’t a post today. It’s been very busy at work; I’m teaching six computer classes this week. Also, my birthday is this week. So I will be taking a brief vacation from this blog. I will be … Continue reading

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Baen Free Library


It’s not everyday that you find an organization that practices what it preaches. And in a volatile, and still evolving, market such as ebook publishing, it is even more priceless to discover such a company. Baen Books is just this rare creature. Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Warrior


NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month; it’s held each November. This event focuses upon quantity, and not necessarily quality. People everywhere are encouraged to write 50,000 words during this month. Continue reading

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This is How You Advertise!


I would like a national promotion that advertises the fun, educational, and useful aspects of libraries. So what do these two commercials teach us about advertising libraries? Find someone hot, use humor, and don’t be afraid to be awesome. Continue reading

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Posting the Names of Porn Viewers


Look out librarians. The American Library Association Library Bill of Rights is under attack once more. Daniel Raymondi, a city councilor from Quincy, MA, proposed a resolution in which the names of citizens who violate the local public library’s policy restricting improper interent use, aka viewing porn, will be posted in a public location. Continue reading

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