My contribution to the American Library Association’s Washington Office blog

August 9, 2011

Check out the ALA District Dispatch! Libraries can help users who want to connect — and those who want to disconnect Please contribute thoughts there if you have any. I’d love to hear your opinions, whether you agree or not! Share

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Researching Contemplation

June 14, 2011

I’m blogging to you today from the American Library Association Office of Information Technology Policy in Washington, DC, where I have been finding, downloading, and reading articles related to the issue of “contemplation,” or space to think away from connections and distractions, why we should promote it (the easy question) and how to do so [...]

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Crisis Info / Info Crisis

March 13, 2011

“OH, NO,” I shouted when I heard on NPR Friday morning about the 8.9 earthquake that hit Japan. Less than an hour later, still feeling shaky, I was blatantly violating my rule against computers in class. We had a guest speaker that day, and I think it’s pretty rude to be staring at your computer [...]

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New York Times and my comment

November 21, 2010

The New York Times has a great article on the very subject matter of this blog. I managed to get at comment in there before they stopped accepting them. Check out my comment if you’re so inclined! Oh, and here’s the original article, too. :) Share

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