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ALA/WO Presents: David Lankes in Second Life

Last night, David Lankes from Syracuse University delivered the ALA’s Washington Office’s first interactive presentation in Second Life entitled “Participatory Networks: Libraries as Conversation”. Since the presentation was based upon a technology brief, written for the Office for Information Technology Policy on ho social networking software, Second Life proved to…

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Video: March of the Librarians

The following video was recorded at ALA’s 2007 Midwinter Meeting in Seattle. It is a charming, funny spoof of the award-winning documentary March of the Penguins. Enjoy! (Link opens up a new window to YouTube) March of the Librarians

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Closed Doors; Open Democracies? — A National Dialogue with Government Openness Experts

Second Annual National Event Will Explore Government Secrecy and Openness Join Ira Flatow, host and executive producer of NPR’s Science Friday, and two panels of government and other experts in a national dialogue addressing issues of access to government information, including the impact of government suppression and manipulation of scientific…

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