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Written by Michele Wyngard three years ago

Judy Blume eyes (episode 7)

Happy Banned Books Week, everyone! This is episode 7 of 12. In episode 7 “Judy Blume Eyes,” Kristen and I cover the first lady of anticensorship, Ms. Judy Blume, and the four books of hers that appear on ALA’s Top

Written by Michele Wyngard three years ago

Time of your life (episode 6)

This is episode 6 of 12. Forget breaking up, growing up is what’s really hard to do.  Of course, if we could bound gracefully into adulthood, what fun would that be?  I much prefer this world where we sputter our

Written by Michele Wyngard three years ago

Getting to know you, Stephen Chbosky (episode 5)

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This is episode 5 of 12…aka the coolest episode!!! Why, you ask?  Because Kristen and I got to interview author Stephen Chbosky about his book The Perks of Being a Wallflower! http://lib.calpoly.edu/podcasts/ImWithTheBanned-5.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Written by Michele Wyngard three years ago

Tearjerker (episode 4)

This is episode 4 of 12. In episode 4 “Tearjerker,” Kristen and I discuss books on ALA’s Top 100 Banned and Challenged Books of 2000-2009 that made us cry.  I love books that can elicit a strong emotion from me,

Written by Michele Wyngard three years ago

Wanna be startin’ somethin’

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Back in January, I was sitting at work minding my library’s business when my coworker Kristen approached me with an interesting project idea.  Our conversation went something like the following:

Written by Patrick Kammermeyer three years ago

Quentin Hardy on what big data means

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Fact as Verb: How data is changing nouns into verbs. That was the title of Quentin Hardy’s talk (listen to the podcast, below) at the opening celebration for Cal Poly’s new Data Studio at Robert E. Kennedy Library. Many of

Written by Karen Lauritsen three years ago

Urban trees are not cell phone towers

Matt Ritter has visited every town in western California with a population of over 40,000 to check out their trees. That is what you do if you’re going to create a guidebook called, A Californian’s Guide to the Trees among

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