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IFLA Call for Papers: "Libraries as Driver for Open Access"

One of IFLA’s key objectives is Access to knowledge. In academic settings, this issue has been discussed for more than 20 years in the framework of multiple Open Access initiatives. 540 more words


The Changing Landscape of Family History

I’m feeling a little lost. This is the time of year when my thoughts would be turning towards planning my ‘Who Do You Think You Are? 1,713 more words

Family History

Reading roundup 21/02/18

I have had mixed success with my book choices this week. Because I have been so ill, I have been struggling to concentrate so have rejected anything that hasn’t gripped me within the first 30 or 40 pages. 1,179 more words


Stanley Cushing: I Curated Rare Books for a 200-Year-Old Library

The Boston Athenaeum—a 211-year-old independent library in the center of Beacon Hill—is home to about 150,000 rare books. Some are old, and some are brand new.

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Books & Libraries

Arts Agencies & Library Services Face Defunding (Again)

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH), and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) are facing defunding under the Trump administration’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2019. 157 more words

American Library Association

Problems of an Overworked Librarian #43

How I Am When I Come Up With A New Programming Idea…

How I Act When I Realize the Work Put Into the New Program…