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We’re In It Together

July 27, 2009

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Last weekend, I visited an exhibit at the Memorial:cite de l’histoire on children who survived the Shoah (<<Stigmatiser, exclure, traquer, deporter, assassiner, survivre: les enfants dans la Shoah>>). It opened with a fascinating timeline on the history of departations and exterminations. The Second Republic in France developed the idea of deprtation in 1850 while the […]

Souvenir

July 19, 2009

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Why would a school librarian join a 5 week seminar on “Visions of the Dark Years: World War II and its Legacy in France”? Why not?! A librarian is more useful to school community members if she develops knowledge beyond search and discovery of information. So, here I am amongst a group of 14 educators […]

Only 6 Weeks Left!

July 17, 2009

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In June 2008 the State Library announced receipt of a $1 million grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services for recruiting and educating 30 ethnically/racially diverse students for Indiana’s Librarians Leading in Diversity project. The first class of 10 fellows began classes in January with seven students in Indianapolis and three in Bloomington. […]

Bookstore find

July 16, 2009

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I went to a bookstore today and thought I found Sherri Smith’s Flygirl. Instead, it was Influence les ombres du ciel. Could someone tell me how these covers could be so similar??