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Blockbuster We Ain’t Dept: I do think there’s much more going with the librarians at Sacramento Public Library than just being angry about the purchase of thirty copies of Jackass 2. I get the feeling there’s been a lot of resentment about several issues that have been simmering for some time. I would love to hear from folks at SPL for their side(s).
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Looking for a resident genius? Someone who’ll push the envelope in your organization? Have I got a librarian for you! Walt Crawford, library visionary extraordinaire, is leaving RLG due to its transition into OCLC. But their loss can be your gain: Walt is now free to explore new possibilities, including working for/with/over you.
So what is Walt good at? If you even flipped through a library journal over the past few decades you already have an idea, but why … Read the rest
Question #5: What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done to a book?
That’s easy: drop it the bathtub, something I do on a semi-regular basis. Along with magazines, newspapers, voting ballots, and the occasional knitting project (yes, I’ve actually tried knitting in the tub, which is why I have a preponderance of felted items).
You’d think I’d … Read the rest
When it comes to sex, some librarians are just talk.