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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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IoT linked devices pose real and consequential risks to personal privacy. Mozilla's mission has consistently been to safeguard our information and privacy in the interconnected on-line world and to educate users so we can make informed choices about what we... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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ScreenGrab: England is getting Her Library on! UK neighbours follow suit. We could take a page from the experiences these struggling libraries have been enduring for years and what they propose to do about the public's http://bit.ly/2gcQXZB Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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No words can politely express how we feel about this story. Perhaps the lawyers for Michigan's Gov. Rick Snyder and Gov. Snyder himself really are hoping that there will be no one who is even able to read this article:... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Ontario's government is trying something different. So should we. Architects have always honored and celebrated those in their ranks who successfully land Big Splashy Projects bringing awards and lots of money into their firms. This is a necessary part of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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The two groups of executors, the estate and the Rosenbaum Museum, who have overlapping responsibilities to settle Maurice Sendak's estate are unable to reach an agreement two and a half years after his death. Mr. Sendak had a long standing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This time it's the Fort Washington branch of the NYPublicLibrary that has the attention of writer, Sarah Laskow at Atlas Obscura and Brent Bambury at CBC Radio. These forgotten apartments where people lived with their families and in most cases,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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You have got to see this! Complete folio, full text, digitized photos of 800 year old The Aberdeen Bestiary - now on line. http://linkis.com/www.abdn.ac.uk/news/taYRx Examine it to your heart's content, up close and closer! ScrnGrbCred: University of Aberdeen News Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
I have no idea why 'Geography ' is resonating with me lately. But when I read items like this, I don't care why, I just delight in how much sense it all makes.‎ I love how everything fits together; how... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Libraries. Informed Electorate. Librarians. Democracy. Use it. Or lose it.‎ http://bit.ly/2fvTQJ7 Cred: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎International Librarians Network wants you to send the world a postcard! http://bit.ly/2d8wAxA ‎ Share with your users and fellow librarians of the world just one thing what makes your library a special place. The world is waiting... Here are some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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A little controversial topic to start our week. School librarians exploring self- censorship in school libraries. http://bit.ly/2db8BNs Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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http://bit.ly/2bZiL0H ‎ "Terahertz frequency profiles distinguish between ink and blank‎ paper." Scanning an unopened book with a camera that emits ultra short bursts of radiation allows one to 'read' it's contents.‎ This application is particularly useful for researchers like those... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Expectations are running high with the american public. We want more from our libraries and we use them for increasingly different reasons. Since last year's Pew survey‎ there has been a 13 point increase in the Number of Americans who... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎I want one. I want to design one. I want to help CASA. Everyone wins! “...'architects have a skill set that lends itself to charity.' More than just conceiving a fun playhouse, this project is about giving time to help... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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...is what its all about for us. Thank you Becca. Save Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Librarians and their Libraries have shifted and morphed with us since we had papyri and charcoal, flint and bone. It is our contention that, as our world becomes ever more connected and the individual in contrast senses a growing seclusion... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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In a Giant Step forward for all Men and Women this #WomensEqualityDay, @NASA has announced that “(they) are celebrating this opportunity to extend access to our extensive portfolio of scientific and technical publications,” NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman says in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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"Creative leadership isn’t about leaders simply becoming more creative. It’s about individuals leading for creativity." (https://designthinking.ideo.com/?p=1474) IDEO U has an online course "Leading for Creativity" to tempt you librarians out there on the creative edge‎. http://www.ideou.com/products/leading-for-creativity ‎Why does 'Work' =... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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@WLIC2016‎ @amlibraries and @ IFLA have news for those of us who think we have insurmountable problems getting our new library building projects off the ground and running. Landscape + Recycling + Childrens' Reading Needs + Community Engagement = ‎The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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'A revolution has been happening (in Somaliland) in publishing books, reading, writing and literature,' says Musa...." "Hamdi Ali Musa saw her first book when she was 10. Now 25, she's one of Hargeisa's only librarians." (shown in photo) Somaliland is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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"As the nation considers our vision for the future this election year and begins to plot actionable steps to achieve that vision, (ALA) offer(s)... The E’s of Libraries® as part of the solution. Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Empowerment and Engagement... hallmarks... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎So many questions. Where do we go together as a family? How do we teach our children the values we want them to take with them throughout their lives? How do we talk to each other so we can learn... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎The miracle existence of the beloved @highlinenyc has injected fabulous energy into the district. This forward leaning proposal by Weston Baker/Koolhaas could be a breakthrough for integrated 'green' / residential design. It isn't a done deal...yet. It deserves a good... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Tomorrow we present "Communicating Effectively with Design Professionals - Shaping the Outcome of your Library"; our WEBINAR for @LLAMA_ALA. Details at this link. Hope we meet you there. Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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I knew it! Hold on Death...just one more paragraph / I'll turn off the light at the end of this chapter. To read is to Join the Divine! ... after we finish... that next sentence. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/bookworms-rejoice-you-may-live-longer-180960052/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20160808-daily-responsive&spMailingID=26185198&spUserID=NzQwNDUzNzIyODMS1&spJobID=861435623&spReportId=ODYxNDM1NjIzS0 ScrnGrbCrd: the Smits /SmartNews Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at PLAN22 Archibrarians