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I've got my reading mojo back

I haven’t been able to get to my blog in a long time. I am in the midst of my ethics application at the moment, I am teaching Information and Media students at my uni as well as going out to my super sekrit public library casual job where I get to work on a public desk for a day a week. 1,695 more words

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But libraries are about freedom. Freedom to read, freedom of ideas, freedom of communication. They are about education (which is not a process that finishes the day we leave school or university), about entertainment, about making safe spaces, and about access to information.

                                – Neil Gaiman

Books

Musings on My First MOOC

And if you are not in the know, that would be Massive Online Course…

I was a bit agnostic about graduation last May. Happy, yes. But I had waited too long to go back to graduate school, and the intellectual stimulation was gratifying. 891 more words

Libraries

Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Colloquium 2014

I attended the Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Colloquium last Saturday, held at the iSchool at the University of Toronto. I’m not going to attempt to speak to all of it, but I’ll present some thoughts I had after the fact. 807 more words

Libraries

So many books, so little time

I thought I’d try something a little different this week. Instead of my usual book review, I thought I’d highlight several books that are on my ever-growing, never-ending to-read list. 186 more words

Musings On Reading