Heal this book: reversing vandalism

Morning Stories, a weekly podcast of stories from ordinary folks, aired Heal this book in December 2005.  This podcast is about an art exhibit that the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) did with books that had been damaged by a homophobic and misogynistic patron. From the transcript: This person used the card catalog and did…

Word on the Street 2008

Devon wrote a great summary of the joint effort between the Intellectual Freedom and Information Policy Committee on the IPC blog.   So, I’m just going to post some photos from the day. It was a great day, and a fun and interactive way to talk to people about serious issues like net neutrality, right…

have wheel, wigs, and opinions, join us!

Come and say hello at Word on the Street tomorrow! The photos in this video are from Word on the Street last year and the year before.  The ones with the pink wigs are from the no-bake sale that we did at the BCLA conference in 2006.  All of these events we did in collaboration…

$46,000 amazing!

I was thrilled to read that in 3 short days that over $46,000 was raised to support Bitch magazine.  There are some very interesting comments on the initial post explaining the financial pickle they are in.  People had some thoughtful things to say about the future of independent media, feminist publishing and exploring new publishing…

Save Bitch! Help the weiner dog grow.

Bitch is my favourite magazine because it’s smart, funny, sassy and packed full of interesting stuff.  It takes me a week to devour it, as there’s no crap or many ads to flip past.  The following is reprinted from Bitch magazine’s website. First the bad news: The print publishing industry as a whole is staring…