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Laura Kaminker
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Reckless Daughter: A Joni Mitchell Anthology -- Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell
Last year, fans of Joni Mitchell were rejoicing, if a bit confused. Rejoicing, because two books were published about Mitchell's life and work -- and confused, because the books have the same name. Reckless Daughter: A Joni Mitchell Anthology , edited by Ba...
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Library Journal: The Pipeline Problem: It's Up To Us To Close the Persistent Gender Gap
The Pipeline Problem: It’s Up To Us To Close the Persistent Gender Gap Editorial By Rebecca T. Miller November 6, 2017 I traveled to Indianapolis last month to speak to a group of women leaders about fake news and information literacy. I was invited by Jack...
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The Inquirer: A Good Librarian Can Do a Lot for Your Health
A good librarian can do a lot for your health Medical librarians, and the research they perform, can be an indispensable part of any health team by Bob Kieserman, For the Inquirer November 1, 2017 Some say that a doctor’s best friend is a pharmacist. As pat...
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Citylab: The Angriest Librarian is Full of Hope
The Angriest Librarian Is Full of Hope After his profanity-laced tweetstorm went viral last week, Portland student librarian Alex Halpern found himself speaking up for his embattled profession. Alex Halperin October 29, 2017 I didn’t get into librarianship ...
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Wall Street Journal: Google, Shmoogle. Reference Librarians Are Busier Than Ever
Google, Shmoogle. Reference Librarians Are Busier Than Ever By James R. Hagerty November 15, 2017 Sherry Yadlosky, a staff member at the Carnegie Library in this city’s Oakland district, answered the phone in her cubicle late in the afternoon of Nov. 1. A w...
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JSTOR Daily: How Librarians Can Be Digital Mentors for Teens
How Librarians Can Be Digital Mentors for Teens Alexandra Samuel November 14, 2017 What is the role of librarians, archivists, media trainers, and other information professionals in fostering a healthy digital world for the next generation? That’s the quest...
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CBC News: Autism Library Helps Children Experience Public Places
Autism library helps children experience public places Wanita Ryan and her daughter Cloe attend the library to be with kids and families who share their experience By Christine Coulter November 14, 2017 Wanita Ryan is thankful she has a place to bring her t...
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Behind the Numbers: If you haven't been to a library lately, you're missing out
If you haven’t been to the library recently, you’re missing out by Erika Shaker July 5, 2017 [A] library extends cultural services by providing everyone with an open area which serves as a venue for civil activity and creative ability. Libraries, which devi...
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Globe and Mail Columnist: Outrage over group’s use of Toronto library threatens freedom of speech
Outrage over group's use of Toronto library threatens freedom of speech By Marcus Gee July 13, 2017 Free speech is the cardinal right – the right that underpins all others. Yet how casually we brush it aside. This week in Toronto, a small group held a memor...
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Global News: Toronto library refuses to cancel controversial memorial despite requests from mayor, councillors
Toronto library refuses to cancel controversial memorial despite requests from mayor, councillors By Jessica Patton July 12, 2017 Despite concerns raised by Toronto Mayor John Tory and two Toronto city councillors, the Toronto Public Library has refused to ...
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