So here I was, all excited about being able to cover an event for the Harvard Gazette tonight so I could get my second byline in that publication. I went to the archives to see what I wrote about the event last year and discovered that I have yet another byline I didn’t remember. I [...]
Archive for October 10th, 2003
Brent Hightower, a member of the library staff at the Times-Picayune library and a library and information science student, explores whether librarians are really enemies of freedom as he talks about why many in our profession oppose the USA PATRIOT Act.
Amidst all the talk about the USA PATRIOT Act and the government’s interest in our reading and information-gathering habits, one of my coworkers pointed me to this timely Web site.
(Did I really hear laughter out there?) Some people at the blog group asked me why librarianship is a dream job. I’m pondering it now and will have more of an answer later. 1) Flexibility 2) Knowledge 3) Playing with Information 4) In a knowledge economy, the people who have the information have power. (One [...]