Archive for March, 2011
March 25, 2011 | 22 commentsTags: censorship, collection development, filters, internet, libraries, public libraries, technology
In the Library with the Lead Pipe welcomes Audrey Barbakoff, a librarian at the Milwaukee Public Library, and Ahniwa Ferrari, Virtual Experience Manager at the Pierce County Library System in Washington, for a point-counterpoint piece on filtering in libraries. The opinions expressed here are those of the authors, and are not endorsed by their employers….
March 9, 2011 | 8 comments
Looking at print books from a writer’s first-person perspective By Jessamyn West I wrote a book in 2009 and 2010. It’s getting published this year (2011) sometime. Let me tell you about what it’s like writing a print book for a large trade publisher during the long leisurely sunset of print. It was different from…