A comic book fan who happens to read my blog occasionally bugged me to post about this interview about the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s collection of graphic novels with librarian Don Wentworh. Libraries with graphic novels and comic books in their collections are new to me. I’m very certain the library where I grew up [...]
Archive for September, 2004
One of my readers suggested I point to this site featuring University of Miami students’ thoughts on watching the president debate.
In a little while, Thursday night blog group superstars Shimon Rura and Josh Ain will give a talk at OSCOM (Open Source Content Management) about interpersonal knowledge management and their blogging platform Frassle. Many of us had a sneak peek of their presentation last Thursday evening. Several people published notes, including me in my unofficial [...]
I finished Lois Lowry’s The Giver tonight, one of the books I read for Banned Books Week. Honestly, I’m not sure why it’s banned and challenged. Maybe I’ll look into that. It’s a very deep book, though, and I can imagine why it would make some people feel uncomfortable. I would have liked a more [...]
This is for that blogger at Oraculi, who recently enabled the Atom feed for his blog. He had to sit through a blog talk where I forgot to mention Share Your OPML (SYO), so I’m filling in that blank here. One of the gripes many bloggers and others who offer feeds for their content have [...]
The Special Libraries Association Professional Development Committee is surveying SLA members to learn what topics and courses might interest them. I, of course, wrote in weblogging, since it wasn’t on their list.
While looking for journalism school library weblogs, I stumbled across this list of links JD Lasica compiled to articles and other resources releated to journalism and weblogs, including articles on how to get started.
Does anyone know of any libraries at schools of journalism and mass communication with a weblog? I know about the Park Library News at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, but haven’t found any more besides that one. I found a list of journalism libraries via Poynter (linked above), [...]
I think we should start a click-through campaign to make sj rich.
Boston Globe correspondent and public librarian Kevin O’Kelly looks at the Brautigan Library, currently housed in the Fletcher Free Library in Burlington, Vermont. The idea for the library of unpublished manuscripts comes from Richard Brautigan’s novel “The Abortion.” Organized by the Mayonnaise System, the collection used mayonnaise jars as bookends until someone dropped one and [...]