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Those Litigious Scribes: Authors Sue Google

Submitted by Tom Peters on September 21, 2005 - 9:49am

Tuesday three individual authors, as well as the Authors Guild, which represents approximately 8,000 authors, filed a lawsuit against Google over the library portion of its Google Library Project.

The suit (covered on Boing Boing Tuesday), claiming massive copyright infringement, was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York by lawyers representing Daniel Hoffman, a poet; Betty Miles, a children’s and YA (young adult) author; and Herbert Mitgang, a Lincoln biographer. Read More »

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Michael's Head Shot

Submitted by Teresa Koltzenburg on September 21, 2005 - 9:40am

Michael Stephens Head Shot


Karen's head shot

Submitted by Teresa Koltzenburg on September 21, 2005 - 9:39am

Karen Schneider Head


Welcome from Tom (the Newbie) Peters

Submitted by Tom Peters on September 20, 2005 - 5:33pm

Tom Peters Head Shot Welcome, Everyone. I'm glad that ALA TechSource has started this blog to highlight trends, issues, and opportunities regarding library and information technology. It's an honor to be blogging with the likes of Jenny Levine, Karen Schneider, and Michael Stephens. As the newbie to blogging, I have the right (and responsibility!) to ask the dumb questions and make the stupid mistakes. Stay tuned.

Although I plan to blog whatever developments seem noteworthy, the areas of IT that currently interest me include: Read More »


And we're off...

Submitted by Teresa Koltzenburg on September 20, 2005 - 4:21pm

ALA TechSource Blog is official! I was able to subscribe in my aggregator, now you can too!


If you can't pick up this feed in your aggregator, not to worry...

Submitted by Teresa Koltzenburg on September 20, 2005 - 12:25pm

The new ALA TechSource site (which includes this blog) is propagating today. Should be able to pick this up tomorrow. Meanwhile, I'll take this opportunity to post some comment guidelines. These guidelines will eventually be accessible via a hotlink (for easy reference). But for now, here they are:

TechSource Blog Comment Guidelines Read More »


Welcome to the ALA TechSource Blog!

Submitted by Teresa Koltzenburg on September 19, 2005 - 10:06pm

Teresa Head Shot Greetings Biblioblogosphere Devotees...

In case you don't know, ALA TechSource is a unit of the publishing division of the American Library Association (which, by the way, is the oldest and largest library association in the world!). The unit publishes Library Technology Reports, the periodical started by the venerable Howard White many years ago, and Smart Libraries Newsletter (formerly Library Systems Newsletter), which these days features monthly articles from Marshall Breeding and Tom Peters.

ALA TechSource is proud to welcome contributing TechSource bloggers: Read More »


graphics for part 1, cpl

Submitted by Teresa Koltzenburg on November 30, 1999 - 1:00am



CPL Panel part 1

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