Posts Tagged ‘advocacy’

Why Canadian Archives are Awesome

May 25, 2012

Why Canadian Archives are Awesome

Hey archivists, did you know that Canadian archives are in trouble? It’s true! Check out the Canadian Council of Archives’ call to action, and follow the Archivists’ On to Ottawa Trek Tumblr to learn more about demonstrations happening this Monday!

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26 Checkouts, 99 Problems

February 28, 2011

Hey Derangers, our librarian friends need help! When ebook publishers put limits on the number of times an ebook can be checked out, they undermine libraries’ role in preserving access to information. If you’re an archivist, that ought to ruffle your folders.

Learn something: read this blog post from Librarian by Day (thanks @Girlinthe!), or follow #hcod on Twitter.

Do something: some ideas from @wawoodworth.