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  1. Beyond the Barriers

    A quest for real-time gold Jospeh Janes A quest for real-time gold Beeeeeeeeep. Alarm. 4:50. Predawn. Downstairs. Coffee. Eyes... opening... slowly. Countdown. 2,008 drummers, thousands more dancers, singers, athletes from all around the world, a couple o ...

    admin - 10/09/2013 - 10:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Google Settles Scanning Suit with Authors, Publishers

    By Beverly Goldberg After two years of negotiations, a settlement has been reached in lawsuits between Google and author and publisher groups over the search-engine company’s scanning of copyrighted books. Under the settlement, announced October 28 and su ...

    admin - 01/22/2013 - 10:37 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Early Voting Taxes Library Polling Places

    Early Voting Taxes Library Polling Places Record early-voting turnout for the 2008 election may bode well for civic involvement, but libraries across the country that serve as early voting sites are facing unexpected pressures—and opportunities—providing ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Harvard’s Scanning Stance Unswayed by Google Settlement

    Harvard’s Scanning Stance Unswayed by Google Settlement Voicing its dissatisfaction with the terms of a settlement of lawsuits challenging the Google Book Search project, Harvard University Library will not take part in the program’s scanning of copyright ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Google Settles Scanning Suit with Authors, Publishers

    Google Settles Scanning Suit with Authors, Publishers After two years of negotiations, a settlement has been reached in lawsuits between Google and author and publisher groups over the search-engine company’s scanning of copyrighted books. Under the settl ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Bunny Suicides Complainant Douses Book-Burning Talk

    Bunny Suicides Complainant Douses Book-Burning Talk When her 13-year-old son checked out a dark-humor cartoon collection, The Book of Bunny Suicides, from the Central Linn High School Library in Halsey, Oregon, Taffey Anderson decided that British artist ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Boston’s Margolis Appointed New York State Librarian

    Boston’s Margolis Appointed New York State Librarian The Board of Regents of the New York State Education Department announced October 21 that Bernard A. Margolis has been appointed New York state librarian. The embattled former president of Boston Public ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Hispanic Janitors Arrested at Mesa Library

    Hispanic Janitors Arrested at Mesa Library The Mesa (Ariz.) Public Library found itself briefly touched by the nationwide conversation about immigration reform when the Maricopa County sheriff and a heavily armed group of some 60 deputies and volunteers, ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Teen Sex Guide Withstands Physician’s Review

    Teen Sex Guide Withstands Physician’s Review After a patron’s complaint led to a review, the director of the Galway (N.Y.) Public Library has decided that a sex and dating guide for young teenage girls will remain on the shelves. Hang-Ups, Hook-Ups, and H ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Technology Gets the Human Touch at LITA Forum

    Technology Gets the Human Touch at LITA Forum Science fiction met technology fact at the Library and Information Technology Association National Forum, but it was the human factor—community and collaboration—that reigned supreme. “Technology and Community ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine