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Uncontrolled Vocabulary #66 – Another Nail in the Coffin

January 8, 2009

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #66 is now available for download. My apologies for the delay in posting. Here’s a direct link to the mp3.

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On the call:

Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library
Mary Carmen Chimato, North Carolina State University
Steven Kaye
Rudy Leon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Topics:

1. Nutter’s new plan to save the libraries: let non-profits and the private sector run them (Philly.com)
Judge halts library closings (Philly.com)
Nutter says ruling risks shorter hours at all libraries (Philly.com)
Philadelphia Libraries Remain Open, But Staff Cuts Mean Fewer Days (Library Journal)

2. Save the LIS Library! Petition

3. Ask-a-Librarian Services Need a Reboot (David Lee King)
Discrimination against chat and email users? I’m skeptical. (Llyfrgellydd)

4. ALA Presidential Hopefuls and YouTube (Pattern Recognition)
It’s Been a Tough Start to the New Year at ALA…. (ALA Marginalia)

5. Captain Underpants Doesn’t Need a Newbery Medal (Slate)
Has the Newbery Lost Its Way? (School Library Journal)

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