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Turns out we’ve been hip all along…

I just loved this article in the Washington Times, reviewing Heidi Ardizzone’s new book “An Illuminated Life“, about librarian Belle de Costa Greene, curator of J.P. Morgan’s massive personal (now public) library. Given all the hype lately (does it count … Continue reading

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On the Professional Advantages of Being a Slacker and a Librarian

One quick clarification on that title, note that I did not say “slacker librarian”, but slacker AND librarian. I liked the sound of the first one better, but I think when you stay late at work just to finish reading … Continue reading

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