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Just say yes!! by Dee Brennan

Today I am going to tackle the subject of resource sharing, a beloved, inspiring, confusing and controversial topic for Illinois librarians. There was a lot of talk about resource sharing at the ILA conference last week. This made me and my colleagues at RAILS very happy because our main job is to...
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Greetings from IFLA conference

For the past several years, I have been fortunate to attend the annual International Federation of Libraries (IFLA) conference (author's note: always paying my own expenses). IFLA meets every August in a different location. It has been a great opportunity to learn about libraries throughout the...
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Musings on the Book Expo conference: an opportunity for libraries by Dee Brennan

Last week I attended the Book Expo conference in New York City. This is the conference where publishers and book sellers gather to preview upcoming titles and discuss issues of mutual concern. It’s always a fun experience for librarians to be able to see new books and authors, so that has long been...


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