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MT @NSUBALibrary In honor of Google’s doodle, a diagram about why librarians are necessary (blue area super huge irl)
RT @jacobsberg: What It means to be an anti-racist children’s librarian, by Maggie Block from @StorytimeU
VT Department of Labor’s website non-functional. Have been instructed to fax a printout of the screen for this week’s unemployment claim.
Dept of Ag. cracks down on (PA) seed libraries. “You’ve got agri-tourism on one side and agri-terrorism on the other”
Wikihole: First person in the world to drive an automobile more than a short distance? Bertha Benz, marketing genius
You remove the book from a reading list for a district’s kids? We’ll have a statewide contest for kids who read it!
RT @grimmelm: At @kottke, a barnburner of an essay by @tcarmody on the Facebook and OKCupid experiments
“Normally I would give actual directions, but I suppose that would insult you and your GTS gadget!” for the computer fixit job I have today.
“Civic life is networked life” @pewinternet talks about the media zones where people live (and how to reach them)
“Now the library is asking the public to donate pieces of D.C.’s punk history” Pass it along.
Chatting w/ neighbor/legislator @ post office, led to my concerns re: VT’s health care website being sent to the state health committee #woo
Summer Game folks @aadl got points for speaking at the library board meeting I see @ulotrichous beaming in that pic
Meanwhile I’ve just been refreshing my memory about all the book-positive (and other) comics that @grantdraws makes
RT @MakeItHappenDay: The mission of a library is to enrich us as humans and make the world better. Access to information is a small part of that.
Cool fact: my phone number is 2 times a big prime number with no other factors besides one and itself.
Romance Writers of America's Librarian of the Year Sean Gilmartin talks about RWA14 #SeanDoesRWA @author_sean
Meeting w VT unemployment ppl Thurs. I will complain about setting meeting times by LETTER & they will complain that I do not have a job ಠ_ಠ
Wikipedia Library helps editors access (paywalled) sources to improve Wikipedia Excellent project for active editors
Answering support emails that break my heart "I NOW AM NO LONGER ABLE TO USE MY COMPUTER AS IT IS FULL AND AT 75 I DON'T KNOW HOW TO FIX IT"
Pics plz! you say? This Flickr acct has a million+ CC-licensed images from @internetarchive
"the IRS refuses to act & continues to sell this [dumbed down] tainted data in violation of the law." tx @anildash
My sweet low-mileage Subaru is too old to park at BOS with @FlightCar Guess I'm doing the old "park in Belmont, get ride" routine. #notyours
RT @john_overholt: Saving money on cataloging only externalizes the costs in public services staff labor, duplicate purchases, and patron frustration.
MT @jemyoshioka Loved @NLNZ post on heritage colour palettes drawn from book spines
The Vegetables of New York (1928) with lovely color illustrations.
Annual report of the state of NY on the condition of the State Cabinet of Natural History (with pictures)
How to deactivate or delete your Google account and auto-reply to emails (sort of) when you die. #handy
Stop talking about the economy making it seem like the weather. It's a result of rules we create & choices we make.
"links to the 41 posts [with] plagiarism and attribution issues." Buzzfeed apologizes w/ an unlinked listicle.
Every library should have a costume they can wear to a furry con.
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