Irish author Colum McCann has won the International Impac Dublin Literary Award for his latest novel, Let The Great World Spin.
It beat 161 other titles nominated by 166 libraries worldwide.
BBC News – Irish author Colum McCann wins lucrative literary award.
Library of Congress is now archiving every single tweet that has ever been tweeted since the inception of Twitter in 2006. This will be a huge project since there are billions and billions of tweets to archive.
Library of Congress Builds Twitter Archive
Dan Gillmor’s Guardian column, “Andrew Breitbart and the unwilling suspension of disbelief,” explains his theory of online credibility and talks about how to be appropriately skeptical of different sources.
Credibility, anonymity, and Andrew Breitbart – Boing Boing.
[W]e got out of the camera business…
Seattle’s King County Library System has decided to remove all security cameras from their libraries. The reason? Fear that the video footage would be used by law enforcement to pry into the reading lives of their patrons.
via MOBYLIVES » When it comes to privacy, librarians watch out for their patrons.