Huge appreciation to

the librarians, trustees and architects at #ALAAC18 NOLA, conference 23 June, who attended our program: 'Achieve the Library Design You Need. Communicate Effectively with Your Library Building Design Professionals'. Thanks too to the conference organizers and audio-visual staff for a seamless experience. If you have questions when you receive our protected PDF with NOTES on the conference website, please contact us.

THANK YOU @LLAMA_ALA / Fred Reuland and all participants in our LLAMA Webinar 30 May.

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13 entries from December 2015

The biggest privacy stories of 2015| computing.co.uk


Let's recap; we've had a pretty bad year; environmentally; economically; racially; politically; and socially. We've seen many things, heard many ideas that have made us unsettled and sad.

And...we can never forget how important to is to our democratic principles to guard our privacy. Not next year. Ever.

Photo credits: computing.co.uk

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Abeer Seikaly’s Structural Fabric Shelters Weave Refugees’ Lives Back Together | ArchDaily


Architect. Problem solver.

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Gentle Reminder about Creative Commons Licenses | David Lee King


I thought this was worth posting.
Mr. King brings to light a couple timely and timeless concepts here.

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Libraries ...more than free books/Librarians...way more than people who hand you the book | INALJ


•Librarians are Teachers
• Librarians are tech savvy 
•Librarians are researchers
•Librarians are ‎advertisers
•Librarians are event planners
Read on, there's more...

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Hundreds From DuSable Campus Stage Sit-In To Keep Library Open, Chicago|DNAinfo.com


Good. 
Time for the next generation to have their voices heard.
We wish you success.
Read on!

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Ridwan Sururi walks his horse ...a mobile library at Serang village, Purbalingga, Indonesia|prokerla.com


Next time you feel like complaining about the wait time at the check out counter at your library or how hard it is to get a latte at your local...think about this.

unaccredited photo: from The Atlantic.

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From Alexandria to Babel | TLS


Alberto Manguel reviews The Meaning of the Library - A cultural history, edited by ‎Alice Crawford; Princeton University Press. As reported by the Times Literary Supplement. (2Dec.'15)

http://www.the-tls.co.uk/tls/public/article1640113.ece?utm_content=buffer741a1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Hack on VTech Exposes Hundreds of Thousands of Children's Data|Fortune


We tell our friends and acquaintances that Corporations and 'Private Enterprise' are as dangerous or more so, to the security of our private information than any damage our governments can do by trolling for our information.

‎We need to wake up.
Parents need to be vigilant for their childrens' private lives.

And, librarians are perfectly placed to help all of us understand the hazards and tools to prevent identity theft.

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