January 2011

Archive for January, 2011

  • Reconsidering Facebook

    2011–01–26 | 14 comments

    By Hilary Davis Last year there was a revolt against Facebook. Lots of people were weighing the pros and cons of becoming a Facebook dropout, including librarians. For many of these detractors and potential detractors of Facebook, the disjunct structure of personal and professional identity was no longer holding up under the pressure of Facebook’s…

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  • Disappearances

    2011–01–12 | Comments Off on Disappearances

    In the Library with the Lead Pipe welcomes David B. Morris. In between twenty years as a self-employed writer, Morris held professorships at the University of Iowa, at the University of Virginia, and at Stanford University. His wider understanding of books and lives owes much to his wife, Ruth, a technical services librarian and library…

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