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Library page muscle memories 2012

Flashback time: Volunteered at the Coast Community Library today checking in/shelving books & shelf-reading. Good physical & mental workout!

Posted on June 14, 2012 at 06:48 PM in librarianship, tweets | Permalink | Comments (1)

Authors Guild v. Hathi Trust 2012

Pleased to see @ARLpolicy working for fair use & libraries. I'm an author, but I know @AuthorsGuild is failing my long-term interests here.

Posted on April 20, 2012 at 02:31 PM in Books, creativity, Current Affairs, librarianship, writing | Permalink | Comments (0)

The NYPL 2007


Posted on February 3, 2007 at 12:02 PM in librarianship, travel | Permalink | Comments (0)

Dinah near Bryn Mawr after Georgetown Demo in afternoon 2007

[according to Joe's Google calendar]


Posted on January 31, 2007 at 12:03 PM in librarianship, work | Permalink | Comments (0)

Yale 2006

Looking out to Yale from my hotel room


Robert strolling to Yale


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some grand building at Yale


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another grand building at Yale


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Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library


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Robert looking at the Gutenberg bibles


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original Audubon book



amusing decorative work at Yale Law Library


Yale Law Library reading room


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more of my nice trip to New Haven: courtyard at Sterling Law building


Ready to fly home


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Posted on December 6, 2006 at 12:00 PM in Books, creativity, Food and Drink, librarianship, travel, work | Permalink | Comments (0)

Man at Dottie's with butter pat bookmark 2006


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Posted on November 16, 2006 at 12:00 PM in librarianship, warnings & kvetches | Permalink | Comments (0)

St. Louis airport 2006


Gosh! I guess they're expecting a lot of law librarians this weekend.

Posted on July 7, 2006 at 04:43 PM in librarianship, travel, work | Permalink | Comments (0)

The beginning of the adventure 2006


or, Joe in the Library

Posted on June 18, 2006 at 02:18 PM in librarianship, relationships, travel | Permalink | Comments (0)

A tour of Dinah's cube 2006


Why do that? (NYPL online style guide to XHTML) Here's why. (Jeff Veen's The Business Value of Web Standards)



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JJG and Peter Morville Information Architecture principles. S.R. Ranganathan quote "To be literate is to possess the cow of plenty"


(obscurely positioned where most do not see it:   )

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world, the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
- George Bernard Shaw


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I've had this quote up at work for at least the last two jobs.


Posted on March 4, 2006 at 12:00 PM in creativity, Dinah - preferences, librarianship, web design & documentation, work | Permalink | Comments (0)

Smarty 2004


Copyright Isabel Samaras.


Shared on Flickr on this date.

Riddle commented: "See also:"

Posted on February 28, 2004 at 12:56 PM in librarianship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Less Shush, More Lush 2003


[A wonderful shirt design which was put forward by some fine librarian folks who then got too busy to keep making them. Alas! Shared on Flickr on this February 26, 2004.]

Posted on December 14, 2003 at 09:15 PM in librarianship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Happy to be your info bitch. 2003


[A wonderful shirt design which was put forward by some fine librarian folks who then got too busy to keep making them. Alas! Shared on Flickr on February 26, 2004.]

Posted on December 14, 2003 at 09:15 PM in librarianship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Here's a nice thing. 1999

Ten Graces for New Librarians by the lovely Grace Anne DeCandido. Visit the rest of her site too. Her home page has a really nice picture of her and book list is great!

Posted on October 14, 1999 at 05:46 PM in librarianship, linky goodness | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

I drink Library Juice. 1999

From the current issue:

Hennepin County Library has put online "a handy reference guide to authors and genres" with the theme If you like...

From Librarian-Troublemaker (and I mean that in a good way) Sandy Berman comes some appropriate Banned Books Week reading "Three Kinds of Censorship that Librarians (Mostly) Don't Talk About". [Appears to be gone from the web; not in Internet Archive as of May 2004]

Posted on September 29, 1999 at 12:05 PM in librarianship | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

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