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Eric Adams is the worst.

‘NYC public libraries shutter weekend service due to Mayor Adams budget cuts’
https://pix11.com/news/local-news/nyc-public-libraries-shutter-weekend-service-due-to-mayor-adams-budget-cuts/

#EricAdams #NYC #Libraries #NYPL


The #UMontana is cancelling more than 5,000 #journals from #Elsevier, #TaylorAndFrancis, and #Wiley, forced by "rising journal…#prices and a stagnant #budget…The library has seen a $700,000 reduction in money received since fiscal year 2020."
https://nbcmontana.com/news/local/mansfield-library-at-um-set-to-cut-largest-e-journal-packages

#Academia #Cancellations #Libraries #Publishers #ScholComm #Universities
@academicchatter


Let's talk about Utah, libraries, and finding out....


A Sword Has Two Edges....

#News #Utah #Libraries #MaliciousCompliance #BeauOfTheFifthColumn


I do love having Library Extension in my browser. As soon as I clicked the link to look at the book title on Amazon, Library Extension told me that my local library had the book (both printed copy and ebook), and I was able to place a hold on a copy on the spot. There will be a short wait — some holds already placed — but it saves me the price of the book.

#libraries #library #LibraryExtension #books #reading


Battle for Libraries

The nonprofit #InternetArchive is appealing a judgment that threatens the future of all #libraries.

Big #publishers are suing to cut off libraries’ ownership and #control of digital #books, opening new paths for #censorship.

Please, Internet, Do Your Thing!

https://www.battleforlibraries.com/


Finally added to the homepage! Would have gone much more quickly if #Mastodon was one of the icons offered in the "social media links" tool. Hand to artisanally hand-craft a row of icons like it's 2003 or something.

#LibrariesOfMastodon @libraries #libraries

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