Monthly Archives: October 2011

Blogger Etiquette–Photos

After diving headfirst back into the blogging world after a hiatus, I’m noticing something on blogs that irks me. Okay, I don’t really care that much, but I’m much more aware about copyright infringement while taking this copyright class. Mostly, … Continue reading

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USA Literary Map

Now, this is cool. Who wants to buy this for me for my future librarian cubicle? http://www.theliterarygiftcompany.com/usa-literary-map-3459-p.asp

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Naming kids after book characters

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/pamela-redmond-satran/popular-baby-names_b_1030942.html?ir=Entertainment Apparently names like Katniss and Gatsby are suddenly popular. While I wouldn’t name my kids with these particular names, I’m actually okay with others doing this…mostly. I’m not too fond of Atticus or Rhett, but then again I’m extremely … Continue reading

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Caption/Copyright update

If you’ve read my last post, I’ve been working on a paper about libraries captioning uncaptioned, yet copyrighted, videos. I wondered where to find the darn law that required producers to release captioned DVDs. Turns out, there’s no such law. … Continue reading

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Closed captioning paper

So. I’m working on a paper for my Copyright class, about the laws (or lack thereof) requiring  libraries providing captioned videos for deaf and hard of hearing patrons. My thesis is thus: There is an interesting disconnect between the American … Continue reading

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