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The role of libraries in a democracy

Renegade Librarian Jessamyn West On Information, Access And Democracy is a Vermont Public Radio interview with MeFi's own award-winning former mod (and moss enthusiast).
posted by Johnny Wallflower on May 19, 2016 - 16 comments

Journalistic MeFite Convergence!

I wrote an article about Jessamyn. You can read it here. Comments and constructive criticism welcome!
posted by Dr. Wu on Dec 18, 2013 - 72 comments

libraries for disaster relief

Jessamyn is quoted in this piece on NPR about libraries helping out in disaster relief
posted by garlic on Aug 12, 2013 - 3 comments

Kevin Drum, by extension, shouts out to codacorolla

Via David Ryan, a Metafilter comment on libraries and the digital divide. Here's a piece:
If you can take yourself out of your first world techie social media smart-shoes for a second then imagine this:...
A List political blogger Kevin Drum gives a link and name check to MetaFilter and, all posts belonging to their authors being considered, a nameless check and kudos to codacorolla:
It's worth a few minutes of your time to read the whole thing from the beginning.
posted by y2karl on Feb 18, 2012 - 41 comments

Meanwhile, on Etsy...

A few months ago, honey-barbara posted an FPP to highlight the work of Wendy MacNaughton. Many mefites especially enjoyed her illustrated documentary in watercolor on the San Francisco Public Library, part of an ongoing series she does for The Rumpus. Appropriately enough, it has now been turned into a book. [more inside]
posted by cali on Sep 26, 2011 - 3 comments

Please don't ask

I was in my local public library today and wanted to look up a thread about Paris that I'd seen in Ask Metafilter, so I got on one of the library's computers. I was surprised to find that the library blocks Ask MeFi. How common is this? How can I get the library to unblock it?
posted by lukemeister on Jul 19, 2008 - 30 comments

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