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Why do we need librarians? or Why a librarian: Part deux
April 10, 2007, 8:34 pm
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We have the internet. Google is in the process of scanning every book they can get their hands on. People in Japan are reading books on their cell-phones. And why are libraries relevant?

33 good reasons here…

http://www.degreetutor.com/library/adult-continued-education/librarians-neededrary/adult-continued-education/librarians-needed

Video Du Jour:

A long, long, long, long time ago, books were the new technology. A friend sent me this awesome Norwegian video about medieval “tech support”…

http://www.devilducky.com/media/57946

Book of the Week: What is the What?
by Dave Eggers

If you are at all interested in/concerned about the Sudan conflict or the plight of refugees anywhere, this book offers an incredibly personal, heartbreaking and inspirational story based on the life of one of the “Lost Boys” of Sudan. Visit Valentino Achak Deng’s website here…

http://www.valentinoachakdeng.com

Check out the New York Times review of What is the What?

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D05E0D61531F937A15751C1A9609C8B63&n=Top%2fFeatures%2fBooks%2fBook%20Reviews