algorithms and libraries: a case for paying attention
Technology

algorithms and libraries: a case for paying attention

That technology influences information and behavior through built-in and often invisible assumptions is neither a new phenomenon nor new to dialogue among librarians. (Although we could always stand to talk about it more than we already do.) In this post, I highlight some recent contributions on algorithms and libraries in hopes of keeping it in the forefront. If we didn’t already, librarians have to care about algorithms now. Continue reading

Podcasts in Library Land
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Podcasts in Library Land

Nancy Lovas is pursuing her MLS at the University of Maryland, where she works in the University Libraries as a Research & Teaching Fellow and as a graduate assistant in academic advising. Her professional interests range from instruction to interdisciplinary collaboration, scholarly communications and research assistance. Nancy is happiest on top of a mountain, wandering … Continue reading