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PLAN22 Archibrarians
Greater New York / Hudson Valley Area
Librarianship meets Architecture Your Library formed by Your experience
Interests: library advocacy, community health strengthened through excellence in library services and environments designed to serve community needs, strategic planning, coaching for architectural programming, advice about energy efficient design,
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We just signed on to openIDEO ... "a place where people design better, together for social good. It's an online platform for creative thinkers: the veteran designer and the new guy who just signed on, the critic and the MBA,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Libraries are relevant screen shot:Ferguson Municipal Public Library and important and safe. Libraries are where we go for information and hope. This is what happened in Ferguson at the Municipal Library on August 20 2014: "Amid all of the strife... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This beautifully paced TedxMildeHigh 2013 presentation by Pam Sandlian, Rangeview Library District director and the recipient of the 2010 Colorado Librarian of the Year Award presented by the Colorado Association of Libraries, is popular on YouTube, and timeless. I want... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We aren't pleased that our warnings to our colleagues, friends and family are proving accurate. The truth about 'free apps' for your Smart Phone has hit mainstream media and the news isn't pretty. Information is being harvested from mobile phones...... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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screen capture from designindaba.com Check out this presentation at the AZA Architecture Conference in 2103 by Zimbabwean architect Mick Pearce. Related articles Design Indaba Design Indaba 2014 Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Today more than 300 committed citizens of the world are working to help you control your private and personal information. They are all global Ambassadors for PRIVACY by DESIGN. (PbD) The "PbD framework" for the "unanimously (adopted)... resolution by International... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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screen shot It is essential to tell the truth about how your library is important to your community. Tell it like it is, to everyone, over and over, in thousands of ways. They will hear you.http://digitalinclusion.umd.edu/content/survey-analysis-results Quote from the article:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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screen shot In the Philippines, actLAB NYC on KICKSTARTER (see our side bar on this site) has partnered with the St. Vincent Institute in the town of Maribojoc, Bohol, which was completely destroyed by back-to back catastrophes: the 7.2 magnitude... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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@ALIANational: Sorry Zoia Horn@ALIANational: Zola Horn dies - first ever US librarian jailed for not testifying against protesters, http://t.co/zWxGhShwPY https://twitter.com/ALIANational/status/489546517095538689‎ Related articles Zoia Horn, librarian and activist, dies Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Every library is facing this issue. Some realise it sooner than others but all libraries are making changes to their 'business model' - yes, it is a business model - the way you do business. Take heart, everything changes and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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What better day to learn how to document your needs for your new library (greatest ever cornerstone of Democracy) than Bastille Day? Thank you, librarians from the APLL Institute at Southern Ontario Library Service, who participated in our webinar "The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Mark Goulthorpe likes to see the world we occupy as a "physically reciprocal relationship between a person and the environment." Mr. Grulthorpe "teaches and practices new design and construction logics for the next generation of high-performance buildings ... that are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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There has always been movement in the library. ‘Repurposing the Library’ is today’s term for “That Flexibility Thing Libraries Have Always Done’. Librarians are experts about the subject of ‘Movement’ whether it is movement of people or the movement of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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19 June 2014 Tomorrow we have the privilege of conducting for the third time, the first of two updated webinars for the Southern Ontario Library Service SOLS. We kick off their Advancing Public Library Leadership (APLL) Institute. A "two year... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Good news America - there is sanity in the North. Internet providers in Canada can't provide customer names and addresses to police without a warrant. The Canadian Conservative Government must rewrite it's proposed bill to limit our right to privacy... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Check out this article at fastcolabs.com by John Paul Titlow, the Associate Editor for Fast Company's FastCoLabs I've lifted some points out of the article to pique your interest... "Inside DuckDuckGo, Google's Tiniest, Fiercest Competitor When Gabriel Weinberg launched a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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The FCC launched its Rulemaking process related to Net Neutrality. Over 100,000 people have responded so far to the earlier versions of the Rulemaking. The revised version released today incorporates some of the feedback but the FCC needs to hear... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
Report from PCmag.com today by Chloe Albenesius (photo - PCmag) A coalition of top Internet firms - from Google and Amazon to Facebook and Twitter - penned a letter to the FCC this week to express concern with the commission's... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Net Neutrality really is AT RISK. Tell your friends. Tell your neighbours. Tell your Librarian. Tell your local Pizza Shop. The following is a direct quote from MoveOn.org We have until May 15 to make enough noise to stop the... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
#NLLD14 Washington DC. You won't find this on Sen. Leahy's web site for some reason... Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) accepted the 2014 Public Service Award, given by United for Libraries, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), on May... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We are in Washington preparing for National Library Lobby Day #NLLD14 . Most instructive regarding teens issues is this link I saw on Twitter posted by @AutoGraphicsInc I think it is an info-graphic every librarian and person in your community... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Who controls the on/off switch? Is it possible all of our digitized information could all go away? ...or just some of it? These are questions that immediately came to mind when we were listening all day to the Webcast from... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This month's issues of PACIFIC*STANDARD, has a small piece under the monthly Topic: 'You Don't Know America', by Anna Clark called, 'Who Says Libraries Are Going Extinct', that will warm the heart of every person who wants to tell everyone... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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*You find the press release below and at the bottom you will find the link to the actual Report. Libraries continue to transform to meet society’s needs, but school libraries feel the pain of tight budgets CHICAGO — Libraries continue... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Planning is more than Dreaming Planning a new library space or building is a huge undertaking and can take up to 10 years from Strategic Plan to Opening Ceremony in this economic climate. I think the participants that took part... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at PLAN22 Archibrarians