• Comics and YA: How Shelving Creates Access

    Comics and YA: How Shelving Creates Access0

    I think that I’ve got a pretty great job. On any given day I could be helping a teen find a read-a-like for her favorite fantasy series, telling another teen that no they can’t eat buffalo wings at the public computers, doing a Harry Potter-inspired craft program, or reminding someone that not everything you read

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  • Copyright and YOU! What’s the deal with the Copyright Office’s secret meetings?

    Copyright and YOU! What’s the deal with the Copyright Office’s secret meetings?0

    A few weeks ago, Megan, goat queen of WWAC, drew my attention to a blog posted by the Internet Archive Blogs with the title “The Copyright Office is trying to redefine libraries, but libraries don’t want it — Who is it for?” My interest was piqued. I’m a librarian, and while it’s not my area

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  • YA?! Y Not’s Summer Reading List

    YA?! Y Not’s Summer Reading List0

    • June 28, 2016

    Psst! Hey! Wanna hear a secret librarian confession? I hate summer reading. Don’t get me wrong: I love summer, and reading, and reading in the summer. Combating the so-called “summer slide”—where students lose reading and math skills over the summer because they are not practicing day in and day out—is really important, but what I

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