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  1. 2009

    American Libraries Online news stories from 2009 January 2009 February 2009 March 2009 April 2009 May 2009 June 2009 July 2009 August 2009 September 2009 October 2009 November 2009 December 2009 ...

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  2. San Diego Hopes Joint-Use Proposal Saves $20-Million Grant

    San Diego Hopes Joint-Use Proposal Saves $20-Million Grant Almost 10 years and two mayors since San Diego officials first envisioned building a $130-million new downtown Main Library, city officials are scrambling to extend the December 31 state deadline ...

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  3. Overturn of Patriot Act’s Gag Order Upheld, in Part

    Overturn of Patriot Act’s Gag Order Upheld, in Part A federal appeals court ruled unanimously December 15 that it is unconstitutional to gag recipients of a National Security Letter from discussing its receipt unless disclosure might interfere with “an au ...

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  4. WorldCat Policy Revision Draws Librarians’ Ire

    WorldCat Policy Revision Draws Librarians’ Ire OCLC’s proposed “Policy for Use and Transfer of WorldCat Records,” released November 2 and revised November 5 and 19 (PDF file), has been greeted with a host of critical blog postings and two online petitions ...

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  5. Wayne State University Turns LIS Program into School

    Wayne State University Turns LIS Program into School The board of governors at Wayne State University in Detroit voted December 3 to authorize the creation of the School of Library and Information Science, effective May 6, 2009. The school will house the ...

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  6. Philadelphia Still on Track for Branch Closings

    Philadelphia Still on Track for Branch Closings Despite an outpouring of public concern and a cautionary note from city council, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter seems unwavering in his decision to permanently close 11 out of 54 branches of the Free Libr ...

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  7. Libraries Nix Dissed Christmas Displays

    Libraries Nix Dissed Christmas Displays In separate incidents, the holiday-spirit sensibilities of library patrons have trumped tradition at the Oberlin (Ohio) Public Library and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: The first library heeded pu ...

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  8. Anti-Piracy Statute Gets Challenged

    Anti-Piracy Statute Gets Challenged A Harvard law school professor has taken on the defense of a 24-year-old Boston University graduate student who is challenging the constitutionality of a lawsuit filed against him by the Recording Industry Association o ...

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  9. Nashville Mayor Wants City Library to Enfold Media Centers

    Nashville Mayor Wants City Library to Enfold Media Centers Officials of the Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) seemed taken aback by a November 20 press conference Mayor Karl Dean held at Nashville Public Library’s East branch where he announced that t ...

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  10. FBI Compiles List of Most-Coveted Library Books

    FBI Compiles List of Most-Coveted Library Books Some seven months after charging James Brubaker in the theft of hundreds of books from at least 100 academic and public libraries in the United States and Canada, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has entr ...

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