Hedberg Public Library seeks more volunteers to keep programs runningGazettextraSo when she lost vision to macular degeneration and was not longer able to read or write, she was devastated. She had to stop driving eight years ago, quit reading the local newspaper two years ago and stopped using her computer
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Labour peace at Belleville Public Librarywww.insidebelleville.com/Belleville City Councillor Garnet Thompson, Chair of the Belleville Public Library Board, added, “I would like to congratulate the library board, management, and the CUPE members on their successful negotiations for our new collective agreement.
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How did we get here? Data has become currency: we barter it for services from operating systems to music players, while accepting promises of personalisation and assurances of security from those to whom we entrust it.
That trust is misplaced. Silicon Valley is built on data trading, and its
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Enjoying true privacy is difficult in today’s digital age, but it won’t get easier if people give up on their right to a few personal secrets, Reitman says.
“People are starting to be so frustrated about privacy that they believe they can’t get anything better,” she says.
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In the face of these changes, academic librarians have no choice but to take action. Their challenge, though, is that there are simply too many print books and not enough on-campus space to store them.
The most obvious solution to too many books is “weeding,” the library profession’s term
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