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Libraries of the Global Village: Diaspora Resources in Glendale, Jerusalem, Yerevan

BY ELISE KALFAYAN The global village created by the world wide web gives the Armenian Diaspora great opportunities to connect, but it also poses challenges to identity. May’s Facebook IPO in some ways reflects the village’s condition today – its financial prospects are questionable and its loyalties indefinable. In contrast, libraries throughout the world are

A Vital Link to History, Culture, Memory: Library Programs in California Threatened by Budget Crisis

Libraries are quiet places; perhaps that is why the news hardly mentioned that in addition to slashing funds for higher education and home health care, California’s recent lower revenue report triggered $16 million in cuts eliminating all funding for the California Library Services Act, the state literacy program, and the Public Library Foundation.