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Uncontrolled Vocabulary #13 – What stereotypes are we NOT breaking?

September 20, 2007

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #13 is now available for download. Here’s a direct link to the mp3.

You can subscribe to the show via the podcast feed (now available at the iTunes Music Store): http://recordings.talkshoe.com/rss38665.xml

Please note that, starting next week, we will be moving to Wednesday nights at 10 PM Eastern time.

On the call:

Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library
Laura Carscaddon, University of Arizona
Mary Carmen Chimato, North Carolina State University
Julian Clark, Georgetown University Law Library
Daniel Cornwall, Alaska State Library
Connie Crosby, Toronto law librarian
Ryan Deschamps, Halifax Public Library
Joshua M. Neff, Johnson County Public Library
Cindi Trainor, Eastern Kentucky University

Links to the show topics:

1. Information Policy for the Library of Babel (OK, we didn’t talk about it, but read it. Seriously.)

2. Critic of sex education book refuses to return library copies (Boston.com)
Naughty novel? (Tuscaloosa Times)
On “Sandpiper” and irony (Tuscaloosa Times)

3. Are 1/4 of library bloggers cowards? (Information Wants To Be Free)
A Query for My Critics (Annoyed Librarian)

4. The Wyoming Libraries Campaign

5. Copyright Office chief: I’m a DMCA supporter (CNet News.com)
Technophobia or payola? (Pattern Recognition)

6. Coop Discourages Notetaking in Bookstore (Harvard Crimson)

7. U.S. Airport Screeners Are Watching What You Read (Wired)

8. Announcing the “Stop Blocking” campaign (a shel of my former self)

9. Free Government Information on the road with the Internet Archive bookmobile

10. World’s Languages Dying Off Rapidly (New York Times)

Submissions we didn’t get to:

librarians in the news (eclectic librarian)
College Student Banned From Internet (Chronicle of Higher Education)

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