Library Babel Fish

A college librarian's take on technology

September 3, 2018 - 2:11pm
Thinking about the persistence of prison labor while reading Virginia Eubanks' Automating Inequality.
August 29, 2018 - 9:12pm
Trying to discredit research by calling ethical treatment of human subjects "secret science."
August 20, 2018 - 5:49pm
It has always been complicated, but in what Timothy Garton Ash calls the "cosmopolis," cultivating this freedom is something we need to understand better.
August 12, 2018 - 8:45pm
It’s challenging to discuss “evaluation of sources” in this sociotechnical moment.
August 5, 2018 - 9:05pm
Do we really want to encourage students to talk to machines instead of people, or is this just another Shiny New Thing?
July 31, 2018 - 10:18am
Further thoughts on how core library values apply to our digital world.
July 26, 2018 - 6:31pm
. . . but if it's on the internet, who's to say?
July 15, 2018 - 8:24pm
A wording change in an ALA policy shows intellectual freedom is not so simple.
July 9, 2018 - 7:12pm
A review of James Bridle’s compelling new book, New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future
July 4, 2018 - 5:04pm
A few more thoughts about access to information as a core value of librarianship . . .


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