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PLAN22 Archibrarians
Greater New York / Hudson Valley Area / Canada
Librarianship meets Architecture -Your Library formed by Your Experience
Interests: Library advocacy, community growth, sustainability, social health and intellectual depth strengthened through excellence in library services. Environments designed to serve community needs. Community based Strategic Planning, coaching librarians to facilitate their library based architectural programming. Advising librarians about energy efficient design.
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"I am the Executive Director of the Ramapo Catskill Library System a cooperative system that provides services to 47 independent member public libraries in New York State. Public libraries are dedicated to protecting intellectual freedom and providing access to all... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Great news for the citizens of Boston. Major funding for BPLibrary infrastructure supports the community well through the 21st Century. Boston Librarians know about the role the Library Commons plays to foster strong community ties in an increasingly polarized America... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This has just got to be the coolest piece of art this year and timely - as we enter a perilous time when democratic freedoms are under outright attack. "Argentinian conceptual artist Marta Minujín has just installed The Parthenon of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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News from Ontario, Canada: WE SUPPORT PUBLIC LIBRARIES The people of Canada's most heavily populated province are living up to these words, "Investing in Ontario's public libraries is part of our plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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from: @demandprogress WAKE UP. from: Battle for the Net Join the movement to STOP FCC enabling the destruction of net neutrality by giving big cable companies control over what we see and do online. This proposed legislation will reverse hard-won... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This short, exciting piece from Beckett Mufson, http://bit.ly/2r91htH at vice.com has put smiles on art lovers' lips at a time when we can all use a little bit more beauty and thoughtfulness in our lives. "A veritable art history degree's... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We made our beliefs clear to the FCC as we are certain, did most of our readers. So this report, while not surprising in these 'interesting' times, is disconcerting to way the least. Click here to view the BBC short... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This is a very cool idea. See the splash page of the NYPL: The New York Public Library We are so touched by some of these messages. Have you posted yours yet? Add your post-it here: Support Public Libraries -... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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On May 18, 2017 the FCC voted 2 to 1 to start the process of eliminating net neutrality rules and the classification of home and mobile Internet service providers (ISPs) as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act.... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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"It’s been discussed on Twitter more than any other show in 2017—and has catalyzed much needed conversations about preventing teen suicide—but school districts across the nation continue to be uncomfortable talking with students about Netflix’s hit series 13 Reasons Why.... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Advocacy Alert: #SaveIMLSFour days left to help save federal library funding!Between LSTA and IAL, $213 million in current federal library funding is at risk.[FYI, this is 0.00006 % of the Federal Budget] Send an Email Make a Call Send a... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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... from the ALA.org website: "Due to increased interest in National Library Legislative Day 2017, we have reached capacity on registration. If you have any questions, please contact llindle@alawash.org or sign up to participate online. 2017 NLLD Schedule2017 NLLD Issue... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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It's a start. Not since 1882 has the UK not used coal to generate electricity. Energy systems are changing. The UK is enthusiastically adopting low-carbon electricity production. Despite the current regime in Washington DC, this is a trend that has... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Article directly quoted from Beatrice Calvin, CDF, Manager, Professional Development at American Library Association. American Library Association - LinkedIn "... know any library workers who should be recognized for the great work they do, their positive outlook, or how the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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The American Federal Government funding of libraries is 0.00006 % of the total Federal Budget. Libraries are the bearers of, the repositories for, the collective knowledge of a culture. Libraries are at the core of a healthy democracy. This WH... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Take five minutes to call, email, or Tweet at your Members of Congress help preserve over $210 million in library funding now at risk. All the details that follow are directly copied from District Dispatch @ALALibrary, see it here. Posted... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We are about to have our lives wrested from us and most internet users don't even know it is so dangerous or why this proposed reversal is so nefarious. From The Guardian: "US House committee is set to vote today... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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"...the people who use our libraries -- our faculty, our students, our publics ... need to also own support for libraries.” The "Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, used last week’s biennial national... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This is straight out of the press release from District Dispatch, @ALALibrary Blog: "This morning, President Trump released his budget proposal for FY2018. The Institute of Museum of Library Services (IMLS) is included in the list of independent agencies whose... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Can't make it to Washington to support your library? No problem. Click here:Virtual Library Legislative Day Form ... to fill out this: Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Educational Attainment in America is an interactive dot-density map designed by these clever folks at the Center for Urban Studies at Texas Christian University showing the US population aged 25 and over by educational attainment.Click on the map anywhere -... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Librarians, parents and teachers, "Get the latest teaching activities (for Web Literacy), tips, and news in your inbox every month. Sign up for the Mozilla Learning Newsletter"...here: https://mzl.la/2mXAhew Mozilla devotes a great proportion of it's collective intelligence to keeping the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Stand up New Yorkers! National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) is fast approaching and we have work to do. Our voices count. NLLD is an opportunity for us to learn more about the Administration and its policy related to support for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Libraries are our primary source of unbiased and full access to information. Librarians help you learn how to make up your own mind about what is true and what is not! SreenGrab fr Twitter Jeremy Johannesen, Executive Director of NYLA,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Start taking a carving knife to library funding. See what happens. This link will take you to the whole article by Andrew Albanese http://bit.ly/2nx84Js American Library Association called Trump's proposal to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians