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This podcast is a collection of audio stories from the libraries, archives, and museums of New York City. It is brought to you by the Metropolitan New York Library Council, where the libraries and archives of New York comes together to learn, share ideas, and collaborate.
Most Recent Episode
#11 Talking Internet Filters in Public Libraries with Westchester Library System's Rob Caluori
Public libraries are important access points to the internet. But sometimes people use library computers to engage in activities that are controversial activities for public spaces, like watching pornography. We sat down with Rob Caluori, the Director of Information Technology for the Westchester Library System, to talk about the techniques libraries use to provide open, secure, and safe access to the internet.
Audio Mastering by Dalton Harts
American Council of the Blind v. Boorstin: http://www.leagle.com/decision/19861455644FSupp811_11311.xml
"Braille Playboy Under Fire" by Lloyd Grove, July 19, 1985
FAQs on E-Rate Program for Schools and Libraries: https://www.fcc.gov/consumers/guides/universal-service-program-schools-and-libraries-e-rate
Music and Soundtracks:
Opening track: “Magic” by Otis MacDonald from the YouTube Audio Library
"Rodeo Show" by The Green Orbs from the YouTube Audio Library
"TasmanianPower" by Isaac Ionescu from freesound.org
“A Gentleman” by Podington Bear from the Free Music Archive
Tools used to record this podcast:
Blue Yeti microphone: www.bluemic.com/products/yeti/