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by Katina Strauch

The Charleston  Conference directors had our first Conference Call about the 2014 Charleston Conference last week. We are hoping to do some new and different things in 2014! If any of you have any ideas, send them on to me, Leah, or Beth! Jack Montgomery missed the [...]

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by Katina Strauch

Ready for the Super Bowl? Or are you going to watch Downton Abbey? Maybe in and out to see the commercials or if your favorite team in winning?   Speaking of commercials and the Super Bowl, have you seen the Macintosh 1984 commercial? The only U.S. daytime [...]

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I am not at ALA but the indefatigable Tom Gilson, one of our ATG associate editors and an editor for the Charleston Conference program as well, is. Tom sends all sorts of news as to what’s happening in Philadelphia. Tom had a busy day attending an ACRLmetrics session, an Ithaka session [...]

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by Katina Strauch

First we lose Irv and now Fran! Gosh! How times are changing! After over three decades of dedicated service, Francine Graf, Choice’s editorial director is retiring on 15 February. Since beginning her career at Choice in 1983 as the science and technology editor, Fran has shepherded nearly 19,000 reviews [...]

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By Katina Strauch

Dennis Brunning just sent me a link to this book review from the Financial Times, “Why people remain devoted to their home libraries” by Emma Jacobs. As we at the College of Charleston rush to put all our print books into compact shelving and as we [...]

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by Katina Strauch

How awesome!!! The incredible Joyce Ogburn, dean of libraries and Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor at Appalachian State University received the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science Distinguished Alumna Award for 2013.  Yahoo, Joyce! Congratulations!  

Perusing through the Wall [...]

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