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How today’s Olympic Athletes Represent Ideals from the First Modern Games

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Since 1896, the Olympic Games have been interrupted by wars and politics but the ideals set forth in 1896 remain.

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05 Aug 2016

How to Balance Ebook Access with Ownership

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Access-to-Own balances access with ownership and applies all loan spend to perpetual purchases.

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04 Aug 2016

Hip Hop, Culture, and Race: Insights from Two Books

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Two recent books offer perspectives on hip hop and its connection to race and culture.

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03 Aug 2016

The Fight for Positive and Accurate LGBT Information in Libraries

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Gay rights pioneer Barbara Gittings advocated for a revolution in the inclusion and cataloging of LGBTQ materials in public libraries to create a more positive, supportive, informative environment for all members of the community.

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31 Jul 2016

The Essential Guide to Women Running for the U.S. Presidency

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Courageous women in the 19th and 20th centuries ran as third party candidates for the U.S. presidency, often causing controversy and always taking a step forward for women.

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29 Jul 2016

After a Historic Night, a Look Back at the Women’s Suffrage Movement

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Blog post discussing the women's suffrage movement. In honor of Maud Wood Park, Webb’s grandmother, and last night’s historic presidential nomination check out Park’s essay, “How I Came to Start My Work for Woman Suffrage.” Posted July 27, 2016.

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27 Jul 2016

6 Principles Librarians Can Apply to Write Better Social Media Posts

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If you find yourself writing tweets for the library or even for your personal accounts these principles will help you shift your mindset from academic writing to social writing.

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26 Jul 2016

Recovering and Honoring Victims of the Nazi Einsatzgruppen

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In Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, hundreds of thousands Holocaust victims were shot by the Einsatzgruppen and local collaborators then buried in mass graves across the region.

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20 Jul 2016

Triumphing over Violent Invaders to Preserve Ancient Manuscripts

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It is not unusual for librarians to fight for patron privacy and against censorship, but those fights aren’t against violent extremist groups.

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14 Jul 2016

Top 10 Articles about Libraries, so far, in 2016

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From hero librarians to massive storage devices to adult coloring, libraries have been making news.

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13 Jul 2016

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