Alaska: New Head Librarian Declines to Take Job at Embattled Anchorage Library; US Library Defunded After Refusing to Censor LGBTQ Authors: ‘We Will Not Ban the Books’; and More News Headlines
- Alaska: New Head Librarian Declines to Take Job at Embattled Anchorage Library (via Anchorage Daily News) & Mayor’s Pick for Top Anchorage Librarian Declines Job, Leaving Controversial Deputy Director in Charge (via Alaska Public Radio)
- US Library Defunded After Refusing to Censor LGBTQ Authors: ‘We Will Not Ban the Books’ (via The Guardian) & Michigan Library’s Future Uncertain Over LGBTQ Material Flap (via AP)
- Virginia: Virginia Beach Schools to Remove Some Library Books, Keep Others After Complaints (via PilotOnline)
- Washington: King County Library System (KCLS) Leads the Way in Community Support Services With Peers in Libraries Partnership
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.