Like many special librarians–that’s “special” as in working in a library setting other than a traditional public or school library setting, not “special” as in differently abled or mentally challenged–I will be at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference Saturday through Thursday and will most likely not be blogging in this space. I might make [...]
Archive for June 6th, 2003
Blair Hornstine, who has been in the news recently for filing a law suit against her high school because she wants to be the only valedictorian in her graduating class, seems to have plagiarized while writing for the New Jersey Courier-Post. Hornstine addresses her errors in her column on Tuesday. She writes: “I was incorrect [...]
Gary Price just posted this item on Newslib: According to the OMB Watcher Web site, a provision allowing the National Security Agency (NSA) to exempt “operational files” from disclosure, search, and review under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) just passed Congress. The provision expands the zone of secrecy surrounding NSA operations.
This is a huge digression from my normally work-related blog. I apologize to those of you who may be horribly offended by it. I think soliciting for money on a blog is tacky, but I’m doing it anyway. It’s totally voluntary to give and I’ll have no idea who’s giving money and who isn’t. I [...]
This item from The Chronicle of Higher Education, which restricts access to subscribers only, talks about essays written for a contest sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University and the New Jersey Association of Colleges and Research Libraries that discussed what libraries would be like in 2012. Fairleigh Dickinson librarian James W. Marcum came up with the [...]