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secret rooms in libraries

One of the librarians showed me the secret room in the library if I’d write something about it. There is a secret room in the ceiling of VTC’s Hartness Library. You turn a key in a keyhole in a brick … Continue reading

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Queens Borough and SirsiDynix settle

Queens Borough Public Library and SirsiDynix settled, nine months after QBPL brought a lawsuit against SirsiDynix. FYI. No details released. Here’s the relevant court document.

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links about some good and bad things in libraryland

First off, I’d like to point out this question from Ask MetaFilter which asks the age old question “I am trying to automate my small school/church/club library. What software should I use?” I gave a few answers, as did a … Continue reading

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2009 in libraries

I’m a nerdy list-maker. This should come as a surprise to no one. In addition to all the other reasons I enjoy the end of the year, it’s also when I make my year-end summaries. I did a guestroom wrap-up … Continue reading

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Desk Set – from the NYTimes fashion pages to your library….

Remember that puff piece in the NY Times about the librarians that got together to drink in Brooklyn and how wacky it all was “A Hipper Crowd of Shushers”? I hadn’t followed it much since then, but apaprently this crew, … Continue reading

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