On Friday at work, one of the students on an earlier library tour came up to me at the reference desk as I was finishing with someone else, and commented “You’re so quiet now!” and I was like “Yes, I don’t tend to project my voice when I’m not trying to speak to 30 people [...]
Goes Dark Horse!, so I guess volume 2 will be coming out after all! Coolness.
Warren Ellis is putting up photos submitted by his readers today
This article is an interview with the Vice President/CIO/University Librarian at Rice University.
I do agree in some ways that librarianship is conservative. On a personal level one thing that drives me crazy as a younger newer librarian is the conservativism that occurs sometimes when one has enthusiastically presented a new idea, and then is [...]
One advantage of going to a large state school with an agricultural/vet med focus is the likelyhood that there are going to be some freaky cows somewhere on campus. I have dim memories of attending some sort of fair when I was a small child and seeing the cow with a hole in its stomach. [...]
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Wow, I have to link to neilalien, as this lovely web site features a palindrome for a url. And it contains all the Dr. Strange and comics bloggery that a fan girl could hope for. I especially like the Dr Strange and his foes css style switcher, where you can choose between skins that feature [...]
This article from the Japan Times provides an overview of the Manga/Graphic novels market, including some information about the European market that doesn’t seem to get much press on many of the US comics sites when they talk about the recent explosion of manga. I had no idea that there were German shoujo manga digests. [...]
There has been much written recently about the nature of library weblogs and the overlap that happens when everyone links to the same item. Steven would like to have a way of filtering out redundant posts. Catalogblog calls for more topic-centric library blogs…. I wonder if library blogs are going through the same growing pains [...]
I had no idea about the VanExel for Jamison deal that’s going to happen on Monday, I guess. Mark Cuban is so sneaky. It’ll be interesting to see what happens to the Mavs after the trade.
There’s an article in the Chronicle, Sweet, Savage Academe: True Confessions of a Pulp Professor, that examines what its [...]