I have multiple copies of the same book.
hear hear (here here)
A Visual History of Literary References on 'The... →
TIF: Skimmers →
i love these; perfect for warm rains! they would have been helpful yesterday. i thought i was prepared for the shift to cold temperatures in the archives (sneakers, socks), then it rained on the walk over and my feet hated me. tiffanyneedham: This summer was the summer of endless rain in Korea. To survive the torrents without ruining every pair of shoes I own or getting sweaty in knee-high...
A look inside the NPR library →
Smell of Books in a Can →
As I have worked in a used book store and with donations, I absolutely love the range of humor here (including the classic cat pee). via mentalfloss.com
If I asked you to find and forward an email from... →
Susan Manus (Library of Congress) writes about the limitations of email, how to best preserve it, and why it matters. Very important stuff.
SXSW and Publishing Archival Records Online
I’ve always wanted to go to SXSW for the live music. Now that I’ve found out there are opportunities to attend panels that mix archiving, librarianship AND music? Perhaps there is a way for graduate school to schedule and pay for a trip over? …Or I can buy a piggy bank in anticipation for March. Donations are also accepted. Here are some of the proposed panels: Leading by...
From the McSweeney's Internet Archives: Library... →
Copy/pasted for educational purposes and/or those too lazy to click hyperlinks: LIBRARY SCIENCE JARGON THAT SOUNDS DIRTY. BY AARON J. ENRIGHT - - - - Access point Authority control Broad classification Closed stacks Coextensive subject entry Collocation Colon classification Cutter number Date stamp Depth indexing Descriptor Dewey EAD header Exhaustivity Full entry Fuzzy set Information...
Based on my (limited) first impressions of archivists, I speculate that they...– I’ll let you know if that changes.