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4 years ago
We've just installed August's book collection in the Everett News Cafe, which features 32 of the English-language books found in Osama Bin Laden's hideout 4 years ago (items found during the raid were declassified in May this year). These micro-collections will change periodically and feature books related to news/current affairs, design or education. If you have any suggestions for future topics, curators or collections, send them my way! All the beautiful design credit goes to
Hello!  So sorry for the hiatus, but we are back this week!  Today we have Fighting published in 1849 by the American Sunday-School Union. This tiny treasure was published in Philadelphia, PA.
Imagine a world where you can tell the Applebee's waitstaff that it is your friend's birthday and they can bring a free cupcake while singing the tune we all know instead of one that is unfortunate. Do you see that world? Librarians at Pitt might be making it possible. Or at least they're rekindling an interesting conversation about copyright.
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Image-Boys, abridged from the French of Rev C. Malan of Geneva. This tiny book was published in 1830 by the American Tract Society at 150 Nassau-Street, New York.
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Image-Boys, abridged from the French of Rev C. Malan of Geneva. This tiny book was published in 1830 by the American Tract Society at 150 Nassau-Street, New York.
4 years ago
Some topical controversy at the Berkeley Public Library.
Happy #TinyBookTuesday ! After a two week hiatus, we are back with A Golden Treasury of Beauty and Wisdom, Personal Growth Leaflet Number 21 by Joy Elmer Morgan. This little treasure was published in 1947 by Journal of the National Education Association.  
Boy has it been busy! DAY 2 I started my day off with my LITA Lightening Talks presentation on Drips Gallery! I had 5 minutes to explain the process and goals of Drips Gallery. The other presenters had some really interesting projects, the one I found most interesting was Yuan Li from Princeton University Libraries. Yuan Li presented on improving the ingestion of records at her library. One student aid worker can manually ingest 50 records per hour. After research and planning, Princeton Univerity Libraries decided to use
4 years ago
Hi all! ALA sessions were in full force this weekend, hence the late blog post. But I attended some pretty awesome talks (and hosted a couple myself) that I'm excited to share with you all! Saturday Bright and early Saturday morning I attended a talk entitled "All the Data: Privacy, Service Quality, and Analytics" given by Lisa Hinchliffe and Andrew Asher. Lisa began the discussion by stressing that, although data collection in libraries is ...