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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Go take a walk

June 21, 2011

I spent the past few hours collecting all the information I could find about information glut, including reviews of William Power’s Hamlet’s BlackBerry (which I highly recommend) and branching out from there. My conclusion: there is too much information about too much information. I got overwhelmed and couldn’t take it in anymore. So you know [...]

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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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Google Policy Fellowship!

May 17, 2011

Good news, everyone! Lots of good news! First, I am now officially a Master of Information. I received my degree from the University of Michigan School of Information on April 29, 2011. Second, I will be the 2011 Google Policy Fellow at the American Library Association Office of Information Technology Policy (ALA OITP) in Washington, [...]

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