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New Zine Accessions

The Zine Collection is growing!

Harm Reduction, Closets, Identity Shift, and Other by Robot Hugs

Ciel at Camp Fabulous and Nail Polish… 42 more words

McNabb Archives

Baltimore, Vol. 1: The Plague Ships by Mike Mignola

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

It’s dark and dingy but it has this throwback, homage feeling to it that really appealed to my sense of design. 135 more words

Marsh and Austin win 2017 Baker & Taylor Collection Development Grants

I am pleased and excited to be a recipient of the 2017 Baker & Taylor Collection Development Grant.  Funding from this grant will go toward collection development for the existing library collection at Queer and Trans Youth Treehouse, an LGBTQ youth center that prioritizes youth of color. 12 more words

Reading

Travel at the Yale Club Library: What's your destination?

When I explain what kind of library I work at, I usually say: It’s a private library, but it’s a lot like a public library. What I mean by “like a public library” is we are a general collection, comprised largely of leisure reading materials.  492 more words

Collection Development

book review: the right to be cold

I get to do some collection development in my new job and my main area I’m dealing with is Adult NonFiction ebooks. It’s kind of fun to do that slightly more traditional library role (most collection development at my old library was outsourced to the company LibraryBound, who decided what users like ours wanted and then sold the materials to us). 251 more words

Books

Trade Watching - Curse Words #1

Collection development is a large part of a library’s budget and a librarian’s time. It can be difficult to develop a graphic novel collection development plan when the length between reading a review for a first issue and the time when a trade comes out can be affected by many factors, including printer issues and unscheduled delays. 564 more words

Image

"The Met" Art Goes Open Access!

Today, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art  made history my implementing an Open Access policy. The Met has made “images of artworks it believes to be in the public domain widely and freely available for unrestricted use, and at no cost, in accordance with the… 108 more words

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