Wednesday, June 21, 2006

note to self

The Politics of Libraries

I Historical overview

political orientations of famous figures in librarianship

II The implicit politics of 20th Century libraries

Carnegie,

The public library, the university library, desegregation, political rebellion,

Computers for all (Gates grants)

III The implicit politics of 21st Century libraries: where we are heading

Open-source, user-centered, tagging, cellphones, away from hierarchy

folksonomy, personomy, autonomous 'books'

information agency? ANT

IV Universal access: Beyond Democracy

Beyond representation toward democratic (atomized) individual participation

transhumanism
politics of "AI", augmented reality

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