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paperback rider 2: generic tuples

A library visitor with unpaid casual employment shelving returns encountered a solar lifeform. Part 1 is here.

We ride the solar winds to
to the frigid outer reaches. 338 more words

Speculative Fiction

The Treasure of Milky Lake Now at Revelstoke Library

Revelstoke Library now has a copy of The Treasure of Milky Lake in its collection.  So, if you are near there, you can check it out on their shelves.

Book Updates

For the Greater (Not) Good (Enough): Open Access and Information Privilege (transcript, OCLC Disintinguished Seminar Series).

This is a transcript of a Distinguished Seminar Series talk I gave at OCLC in Dublin, Ohio in November of 2017. It’s edited somewhat for clarity and I’ve removed verbal fillers, eliminated a few random asides, and restored compressed content. 7,987 more words


Motherhood, Loss and the First World War, 5-6 September 2018

The First World War Network is delighted to be able to share the details of this upcoming conference, hosted by Big Ideas, the London Centre for Public History, and the Institute for Historical Research. 122 more words

Accessions Registers reveal library wartime cooperation

The news that the University Library is contributing to the programme to help restock the ransacked Library of the University of Mosul confirms the longstanding tradition of cooperation amongst libraries in times of crisis. 620 more words

Printed Collections

Shelf Life: The Great American Read

I’ve got a lot of reading to do.

I took the quiz that PBS posted on its website for the ongoing Great American Read. If you’ve not seen the quiz, it shows you a list of 100 works of literature, and it asks you to check off the ones you’ve read. 514 more words

Shelf Life