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Illinois Internet Screening in Public Libraries Act Meets with Opposition

Illinois Internet Screening

Illinois Internet Screening in Public Libraries Act Meets with Opposition. The Library NEWS | At Illinois’s 99th General Assembly on February 29, State Representative Peter Breen (R-District 48) introduced House Bill 2689, which would create the Internet Screening in Public Libraries Act (ISPLA). The act provides that every public library in the state of Illinois must have a “technology protection ...

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Morris County Library to honor Joan Bramhall

The Morris County Freeholders, in concert with the Morris County Library Foundation, have approved the dedication of the Children's Room at the Morris County Library in honor of the late Morris County Clerk and Freeholder Joan Bramhall. (courtesy photo)

Morris County Library to honor Joan Bramhall; children’s room to be named in her honor. The Library NEWS | The Morris County Freeholders, in concert with the Morris The County Library Foundation, have approved the dedication of the Children’s Room at the Morris County Library in honor of the late Morris County Clerk and Freeholder Joan Bramhall. The Foundation also ...

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OITP’s Policy Revolution! Initiative (The Exclamation Point is Important)

ALA Midwinter 2015

OITP’s Policy Revolution! Initiative (The Exclamation Point is Important) | ALA Midwinter 2015. The Library NEWS | On February 1 the American Library Association (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) hosted a session at the ALA Midwinter meeting in Chicago to answer the question, “What is a policy revolution anyway?” The answer: the Policy Revolution! Initiative (PRI)—the exclamation point ...

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The Use of Electronic Information Resources for Academic Research by Postgraduate Students at Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria

E-Journal

The use of electronic information resources for academic research by postgraduate students at Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria. The Library NEWS | Journal | The use of electronic information resources for academic research by postgraduate students at Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria. By: Faith Ashinedu Okite-Amughoro1, Lefose Makgahlela2 and Solomon Bopape3 [email protected], Lefose. [email protected] and [email protected] ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0003-3389-2378 This ...

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Information Access in High School Libraries in the Limpopo Province, South Africa

E-Journal

Information Access in High School Libraries in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. The Library NEWS | Journal | Information access in high school libraries in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. By: Samuel Maredi Mojapelo, Luyanda Dube  Abstract Researchers agree that information resources are imperative for curriculum support. Equitable access to information resources by teachers and learners is absolutely essential to ...

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Management of E-Resources Cataloging Workflows at the University of Maryland, College Park

E-Journal

Management of E-Resources Cataloging Workflows at the University of Maryland, College Park. The Library NEWS | Journal | Management of E-Resources Cataloging Workflows at the University of Maryland, College Park. By: Beth Guay, Rachel Bloch Shapiro, Donna King Abstract In 2011, one of the authors, a staff member of the Metadata Services Department at the University of Maryland, College Park, ...

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The Battle of The e-Textbook: Libraries’ Role in Facilitating Student Acceptance and Use of e-Textbook

E-Journal

The Battle of The e-Textbook: Libraries’ Role in Facilitating Student Acceptance and Use of e-Textbook. The Library NEWS | Journal | The Battle of The e-Textbook: Libraries’ Role in Facilitating Student Acceptance and Use of e-Textbook. . By: Melanie Wiese, Giselle du Plessis  Abstract The objective of this study is to investigate students’ acceptance and use of e-textbooks to enable ...

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Open Scholarship for Open Education: Building the [email protected] POOC

E-Journal

Open Scholarship for Open Education: Building the [email protected] POOC. The Library NEWS | Journal | Open Scholarship for Open Education: Building the [email protected] POOC. by: Shawnta Smith-Cruz, Polly Thistlethwaite, Jessie Daniels Abstract This article outlines the collaboration between librarians at the Graduate Center Library of the City University of New York (CUNY) and [email protected] (http://justpublics365.commons.gc.cuny.edu/about/), an initiative designed to open ...

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