Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #21 - That's not really snark.

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #21 is now available for download. Here's a direct link to the mp3.

You can subscribe to the show via the podcast feed (now available at the iTunes Music Store):

On the call:

Greg Schwartz, Louisville Free Public Library
Christa Burns, Nebraska Library Commission
Laura Carscaddon, University of Arizona
Karin Dalziel, University of Missouri-Columbia student
Aaron Dobbs, Shippensburg University
Michael Sauers, Nebraska Library Commission
Courtney Stephens, Belmont University

Links to the show topics:

1. Library staff accused of race profiling (Yale Daily News)
Report finds race profiling did not occur (Yale Daily News)

2. Politically Charged Prints Cause Talking in the Library (New York Times)

3. Publishers Seeking Web Controls (Washington Post)

4. Reading's new chapter? (Star Tribune)
To Read or Not To Read: A Question of National Consequence (NEA - pdf)
Reading Down or Up? Not (Stephen's Lighthouse)

5. 278 pass librarian licensure exam (

6. Leesburg library tries its hand at marketing (Orlando Sentinel)

7. Simulated strikes (Grand Island Independent)
Gaming at the Grand Island Veterans' Home (Nebraska Library Commission Blog)

8. Best Practices: Book a Librarian for Training and Reference Assistance (Infoblog)

9. Children's book outrages parents (The Morning Call)

10. Middle Georgia College Blocks Facebook and MySpace in Academic Buildings (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Teaching road safety by banning roads (The Travelin' Librarian)

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