LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #156

This week's second episode brings the essay that was teased out earlier about libraries needing to take stands to bolster their identity. The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, the counterpart in the United Kingdom to the ALA, is mentioned. Thursday's bit of Profile America is also presented.

Related links:
The Annoyed Librarian: Libraries, Literacy, and the Poor
Stephen Abram talking about what the brand of libraries is
Pew Internet & American Life Project on the surprisingly small user base for Twitter compared to all online adults in the US
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals on libraries making differences in lives
Bloomberg Businessweek on the financial state of the United States Postal Service
Ed Corrado: MARC is better than Dublin Core
Ed Corrado: RDA and transforming to a new bibliographic framework

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