Daily Archives: May 16, 2011

Canadian Library Associations – Why are they silent?

Another article in the Globe and Mail discussing the decreasing numbers of librarians and the decline of the profession in Canada: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/technology/digital-culture/social-networking/librarians-fight-for-a-role-in-a-digital-world/article2023169/ 

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Social Networks and Political Revolutions

IFLA has an article on the role of Twitter and Facebook in regions like the Egypt and Tunisia where the usual means of communication due to political suppression are absence: http://www.ifla.org/en/publications/the-role-of-information-technology-in-defeating-the-arab-regimes-facebook-2-0-arab-pres

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Take Note: The Future of Academic Librarianship

Check out the new UT librarians blog as a result of the grassroots meeting organized by UT librarians:  http://futureofacademiclibrarianship.wordpress.com/ 

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