Category Archives: Library school

Accessorizing

Is it a bird? Is it a book? Why, it’s my new e-reader cover. For $10 (due to “labor intensity”), Books Beyond Bars will sell you one of these nifty covers that they hand made. The covers came from books that … Continue reading

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My First Prezi

I finally made a stab at creating a Prezi presentation. This is a pretty tame Prezi with little animation and a basic template, but I think it will do for a first try. Any suggestions? Do let me know if … Continue reading

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Reusing Content

Remember this post? It talks about how some of the pieces that appear on Books, Libs, Scripts originate as class assignments. (And if you didn’t remember, that’s OK. Neither did I.) Since writing that blog post, I have continued to re-purpose … Continue reading

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Defending a Challenged Book

An assignment for a class on “Censorship, Youth, and the Politics of Reading” that I’m taking this quarter has us write a defense for a challenged book of our choice. I found the exercise to be quite fun as it … Continue reading

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Wild Citation Chase

I was looking for a citation to the legal rule that To establish a successful copyright infringement claim, [a plaintiff] must show that he owns the copyright and that defendant copied protected elements of the work. Because, in most cases, … Continue reading

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On Forced Rereading

I will be attempting to write a 25-page paper in one fell sweep in about two weeks or so. Hubris, you say. What could a person possibly have to say in 25 pages that is not a full blown piece … Continue reading

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Talk and Tell — a Privacy Intrusion?

Suppose you have a talk with somebody, and something in the conversation kindles a discussion that you have with somebody else later. Is it a privacy intrusion to mention the first person’s name in talking to the second person? Is … Continue reading

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