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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #70

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #70 is now available for download. Topics:

1. Libraries can keep books with lead-containing ink (USA Today)

2. Rutgers Faculty Agrees To Drop "Library" from SCILS Name (Library Journal)

3. ALA Urges Library Advocates To Lobby Now on Stimulus Bill (Library Journal)
Day 5: Get Ready for Major Economic Stimulus Vote Tomorrow (District Dispatch)
Portion of the Senate stimulus related to broadband expansion (readthestimulus.com)
URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Protect Library Funding in the Economic Stimulus Package (District Dispatch)

4. Palinet and Solinet Teaming Up to Become Lyrasis (LISNews)
OCLC and NEBASE's future (N3)

5. Author’s Guild calls Kindle 2's text-to-speech software illegal (CrunchGear)
Neil Gaiman waxes sensible on Kindle Audiobooks and the redonkulous Author's Guild (BoingBoing)

6. Sony works with Netlibrary to offer Mobile Collections for the Reader Digital Book (OCLC)
Sony Reader Mobile Collections (OCLC)
O'Reilly Challenges Proprietary eBook Standards With Bookworm (ReadWriteWeb)

7. 'Wall Street Journal' Librarian Laments Shutdown (Editor & Publisher)

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