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Weekly Round-Up!

Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful. Enjoy! Annie Information professionals in the news! According to Quartz, in the past month,”hackers, librarians, scientists, and archivists had been working around the clock… to download as much federal climate and environment data off government […]

HLS Weekly Round-Up

Editor’s Note: Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful. Enjoy! Becky This week’s member email from AALL included notice that the AALL Special Committee on Access to Justice report on Law Libraries and Access to Justice […]

HLS Weekly Roundup

Editor’s Note: Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful . Enjoy! Julia My dissertation work has me thinking a lot about scholarly communications, and particularly venues for sharing my work. I got an email recently from a […]

HLS Weekly Roundup

Editor’s Note: Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful . Enjoy! Anna-Sophia Over at Magpie Librarian this week, Ingrid ran a thoughtful interview with Scott Bonner, librarian at Ferguson Municipal Public Library. There was also some great reflection […]

HLS Weekly Roundup

Editor’s Note: Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful . Enjoy! Anna-Sophia Some good news coming out of Quebec this week – the province’s government has earmarked nearly $19 million for public libraries in Montréal, Quebec City, […]

HLS Weekly Roundup

Editor’s Note: Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful . Enjoy! Opportunity Alert: Applications for the 2014-2015 class of HASTAC Scholars are due September 15! We would love to see more library students involved in this great […]

HLS Weekly Roundup

Editor’s Note: This new series features a weekly round-up of interesting articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits related to the world of library school. Enjoy! Anna-Sophia WITNESS, an organization that trains and supports activists using video, received an award last week from the Society of American Archivists for […]

HLS Weekly Round Up

Editor’s Note: This new series features a weekly round-up of interesting articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits related to the world of library school. Enjoy! Becky I loved the Amelia Bedelia books as a child. And since information literacy has been in the twitter-verse recently, this column […]

HLS Weekly Roundup

Editor’s Note: This new series features a weekly round-up of interesting articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits related to the world of library school. Enjoy! Anna-Sophia There was a really epic Twitter conversation (and a number of side conversations and comments) on Wednesday about the character of LIS […]

HLS Weekly Round-Up

Becky Best. Tweet. of the week: Google doesn't replace librarians any more than YouTube cat videos replace Hollywood movies. @ajkeen #AALL14 — Eve Ross (@eveross) July 13, 2014 The Library Loon wrote more about rigor. (Check out my original response; a response to this post is forthcoming. Unless my head […]

HLS Weekly Round-Up

 Editor’s Note: This new series features a weekly round-up of interesting articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits related to the world of library school. Enjoy! Becky I’m off to San Antonio for the AALL annual conference, so my links-of-note this week are networking and travel related. First […]

HLS Weekly Round-Up

Editor’s Note: This new series features a weekly round-up of interesting articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits related to the world of library school. Enjoy!  Becky Forgive my round-up post highlighting an article from last week. Last Thursday, the Washington Post published an article nominally about librarians-as-affordable-housing-advocates.  […]

HLS Weekly Round-Up

Editor’s Note: This new series features a weekly round-up of interesting articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits related to the world of library school. Enjoy! Kara Between my summer semester, a seriously busy personal life, and the copy of Eleanor Catton’s The Luminaries I checked out a […]

HLS Weekly Round-Up

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment in a new series featuring a weekly round-up of interesting articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits related to the world of library school. Enjoy! Lesley The Slate Book Review article, “Against YA,” caused quite a stir when it came out […]