Links and recommended reading

  • Did you know that being a librarian is a good career choice? A U.S. News & World Report article says so. (Found via LibrarianInBlack.)
  • Did you know that Google has an LISWeb group? “LISweb is specifically aimed toward librarians and library folks involved in the World-Wide Web, in a non-official capacity.” If that means you, you should check this out. (Found via LibrarianInBlack.)
  • There are “5,000 brand-spanking-new library, museum, and history websites in Chile, thanks to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Their $10 million gift helped fund Abre tu Mundo in partnership with the Chilean Directorate of Libraries, Archives, and Museums. ” (via LibrarianInBlack)
  • “Each year, the Amigos Fellowship Program awards up to $7,500 to foster development of library and information professionals in Amigos member libraries through funding of individual research projects. Awards are based on the proposed project’s significance as a contribution to library cooperation and/or technology applications, and its benefit to other libraries in these two areas.” Visit the Amigos Web site for more info. (via Library Grants)

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