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im in ur library readin ur b00k5

There is a lot of stupid inside joke to explain in this image if you’re not already familiar with this meme. You could ask your librarian (good luck with that) or you could Ask MetaFilter. I do hope you recognize … Continue reading

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Open Access to Ranganathan

I know, I know, I’m like a Ranganathan fangirl. “The library is a growing organism! blah blah blah” But this is Ranganathan news that is current! And cool! The Digital Library of Information Science & Technology Classics Project has gotten … Continue reading

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to be literate is to possess the cow of plenty

How I wish there was a Creative Commons license on this book cover image of The Five Laws of Library Science posted to Flickr by the Tutt Library.

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ranganathan, transcribed

David Weinberger has taken the time to transcribe the tape that William Denton posted where Ranganathan discusses Melvil Dewey, from 1964. Thank you, David. when Dewey came to the Columbia University, he was insisting that he should have lady assistants. … Continue reading

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on reading: books v audio books

I count audio books on my reading list, same as all other books, as long as they’re unabridged. Two links about audiobooks, the New York Times writes in defense of audiobooks in Loud, Proud, Unabridged: It Is Too Reading! while … Continue reading

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