home

Welcome to The U*N*A*B*A*S*H*E*DTM Librarian
the “how I run my library good” sm letter

Mitch & Dostoyevsky in front of Russia State Library

Maurice J. (Mitch) Freedman& Dostoyevsky in front of Russia State Library

September 22, 2014

Dear Subscribers,
Thanks for your continuing support.  Unfortunately, due to personal reasons, the Unabashed Librarian has  fallen behind in its publication. I assure you that it will be completely caught up by December with Issue 173. In addition, this website is being reconstructed and will soon be current and lively.
As always, we welcome your comments and suggestions.
   Maurice J. (Mitch) Freedman,
   Publisher,
   U*N*A*B*A*S*H*E*D Librarian,
   Past President ALA

 

What you can look forward to in Issue 171: 

Malala Yousafzai

Branches Will Be Designated “Safe Places” 

Stamford Downtown Supports Purple Bus

Friends of Family Farming Poetry Contest Winners

Children’s and Young Adult (YA) Become One Department: Youth Services

Database Trials

New Microfilm Readers Allow You to Save and Email

Publish Your Family History

Most Popular Cloud Storage Options

A Treasure-Trove of Fiction

Travel Collection gets Mileage with “Dewey-Lite” Trial

Regionals May be Able to Substitute FDSsy for Paper by Bernadine Abbott Hodusk, U*L Contributing Editor

Sensory Storytime

We’ll Tumblr for Ya

Persistence of Vision: British Pathé Archives by Mark Hasskarl, U*L Contributing Editor

Berman’s Bag: Senators Slam “Redskins”; Subject Heading Proposals; More Undercataloging; SFPL Declares War On Poor People; “Wrong Potential Users”; Nigerian News of the Weird by Sanford Berman, U*L Contributing Editor

School Librarians: Leading Out Loud by Susan Polos, U*L Contributing Editor

Nuevo en la Biblioteca

Preserving Local Legacies, Orlando Memory

Director’s Film Series

Williamsburg Regional Library Sponsors Summer Book Fairs

Interview Advice from the Perspective of an Interview Panelist by Adrienne L. Strock, U*L Contributing Editor

Thousands of Books, More Given Away at Event

The Newark Public Library Celebrates Hispanic History Month with Edible History

Best in Class: The Most Outstanding Fictional Teachers

Citizenship Connection, Characters Walk

 

 

 

Bench outside Laguna Beach Public Library

Bench outside Laguna Beach Public Library. Photo: mjfreedman

Latest Issue Mailed: #169.

Issues for 2012: Numbers 161-165

New publisher…

Right: Marvin Scilken, Creator of U*L; Publisher & Editor for Issues 1-113 (1973-1999) Left: Maurice J. (Mitch) Freedman, Publisher & Editor for Issues 114- (2000- )

Right: Marvin Scilken, Creator of U*L; Publisher & Editor for Issues 1-113 (1973-1999)
Left: Maurice J. (Mitch) Freedman, Publisher & Editor for Issues 114- (2000- )

S*A*M*E
P*H*I*L*O*S*O*P*H*Y

Vancouver Public Library on right - enclosed plaza

Vancouver Public Library on right – enclosed plaza

Finnish National Library, Stairwell

Finnish National Library, Stairwell