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Wednesday, 29th September 2004

An Interview with David Rumsey

Professional Reading Shelf
Maps
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Interview: David Rumsey made a living in real estate. Then he charted his future to match his passion: maps.
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Public Libraries--Internet Filtering
Source: The Arizona Republic
Asking library filters to do the impossible
"It was for the benefit of taxpayers and, of course, for the children. That's why, in my duties as a journalist, I had to peer in closer to verify what I was seeing: A picture of a topless Carmen Electra on a Phoenix library's computer screen." The columnist finds that filters don't always block pornography. And we, as information professionals, are shocked-just-shocked.
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Public Libraries
Source: San Jose Mercury News
S.J. library computers snarled by worm, virus
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Collection Development
National Library of Medicine
Source: NLM
Collection Development Manual of the National Library of Medicine




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