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VOLUME 34 • NUMBER 5 • June 2017
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services

A Fanboy’s Notes for LibrariansClick for FREE full-text article.
Anthony Aycock gives library staffers a primer on what it means to be part of a fandom, which can include writing fan fiction, attending conventions, and engaging in cosplay. He also talks about the growing field of fan studies.

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Radical Librarianship: Join the Movement
by M'Lissa Story

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Tales From the Library Trenches, Part 2: A Year of FirstsClick for FREE full-text article.
by Justin Hoenke
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Turning Students Into Readers With the LightSail Literacy Platform
by Brandi Scardilli

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Editor’s Note
Geek Out at the LibraryClick for FREE full-text article.
by Brandi Scardilli
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We the People
A Librarian’s Guide to the Resistance
by Irene E. McDermott

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Book Review
Facing Challenges Head-On
Libraries, Leadership, and Scholarly Communication

Essays by Rick Anderson
Reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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Etsy Opens New Marketplace for Craft Supplies
by Thomas Pack

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News Makers

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Product News Page 22
Words at Work Page 29
Internet Waves
Self-Inflicted Wounds

by Shirley Duglin Kennedy
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The Razor's Edge
On Small Data, Part 2: Thinking Across Data
by Brendan Howley

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International Report
Surveying Library Services
by John Charlton

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Database Review
Trump TrackersClick for FREE full-text article.
by Mick O’Leary

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Must Buy? Maybe Not

by Barbara Quint
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Legal Issues
States Explore Online Sales Tax Collection Options
by George H. Pike
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In Other Words
Security and Health on the Web: How to Avoid Hacks and Quacks
by Lauree Padgett

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Information Today, Inc. Conferences Page 10

Report From the Field
Looking to the Future at iConference 2017
Text and photos by Emil Levine

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Global Outlook Page 11
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