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  1. Jul 2021
    1. As of July 1, 2019, the Kansas City Public Library no longer charges late fines on overdue materials

      This appears to be a trend in library services, and I think this will help increase use of libraries.

    1. We are thrilled to welcome you to the Library of Congress, America’s library - YOUR library. Visit us and discover new pathways to explore the Thomas Jefferson Building and its exhibitions. We can’t wait to see you again!

      Glad to see the LOC is open again for researchers.

    1. Your consent becomes a trifling detail in a story about you that suddenly belongs to everyone else

      It seems that legislation is needed allowing civil suits from the people that have been harmed in this way.

    2. The story’s charm disguises the invasion of privacy at its heart: the way technology is both eroding our personal boundaries and coercing us in deleterious ways.

      This statement terrifies me. Technology will only continue to evolve, I suspect in 20 years we'll look back at how 'quaint' this story is...

    1. Once your library card application is processed and you receive your card number via email, you can begin using your card immediately to access the full array of City Library materials, including exploring our Digital Library of online resources, eBooks, audiobooks, music, and more. Please allow up to 24 hours for your application to be processed and your card number to be delivered. All residents of Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County can sign up for a City Library Card free of charge. To get a Library Card, you must attach the following documents to this application:

      I annotated this source because I'm currently researching lthe culture of librarians, and I'm curious if out of state visitors on a long-term vacation (3-6 weeks) can get a temporary 'visitor' library card.

    1. 6/2/2022 to 6/4/2022 When: Thursday, June 2, 2022 Where: SAFE Credit Union Convention CenterSacramento, California United States

      I annotated this source because it contains relevant information for the CLA Conference in 2022.

    1. The FBI said it has stopped using the "Black Identity Extremist" tag and acknowledged that white supremacist violence is the biggest terrorist threat this country faces. https://trib.al/OepGw2S

      Still figuring out Hypothesis, and have never used twitter... I highlighted this text and link to use one of Caulfields methods to verify the link.

    2. I love how long this took them. But progress is progress, I guess.

      I annotated this tweet because I agree progress is progress, but the speed of molasses is more than annoying.

    1. . Question: Is this article really by the lead singer of Green Day?

      I annotated this text simply out of curiousity. I went to High School with the lead singer of Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong. For such an annoying fellow student, I actually enjoy some of his music-

    1. By terms of the 1960 Treaty of Establishment that created the independent Republic of Cyprus, the UK retained full sovereignty and jurisdiction over two areas of almost 254 square kilometers - Akrotiri and Dhekelia.

      Used this as a primary source