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Greetings from ALA! We’re all enjoying the beautiful San Francisco weather and being among our people. Here’s what I did today: NISO/BISG 9th Annual Forum: The Changing Standards Landscape Access or Ownership: Evolving Business Models and Your Institution The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) co-hosted this forum which examined the standards that libraries and book publishers share. BISG is an organization that aims to horizontally and objectively represent stakeholders in the publishing industry, both companies and custom...
My daughter and I are showing some of our artwork at the Mulberry Street branch of NYPL. Hope you can join us for the opening on July 18th. Here is more info.
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have How to Become Rich, a Book for the Young Men of America from 1878. This tiny, but wealthy book, was published by Tousey & Small Publishers on 116 Nassau Street, New York.
          Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have "How to Become Rich, a Book for the Young Men of America" from 1878. This tiny, but wealthy book, was published by Tousey & Small Publishers on 116 Nassau Street, New York.  
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Child's Companion Vol. IX for 1831. Published by Religious Tract Society, 56 Paternoster Row.
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Child's Companion Vol. IX for 1831. Published by Religious Tract Society, 56 Paternoster Row.  
I found this super cool video that I have pitched as a Vialogue, and I wanted to share it! Digitization is an extremely time-consuming process. Large institutions need to devote years or even decades in order to digitize their enormous collections. The Smithsonian found a way to speed up this process: by using machines! For everything to be digitized within the Smithsonian through the slow method of individually digitizing each item, it would take somewhere close to 11,000 years to digitize each of the 138 million objects! The Smithsonian is currently digitizing a collection of about 60,00...
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have THE SQUIRREL from 1839 “written for the Mass. Sabbath School-Society and revised by the Committee of Publication” in No. 13 Cornhill, Boston, MA.
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Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have THE SQUIRREL from 1839 "written for the Mass. Sabbath School-Society and revised by the Committee of Publication" in No. 13 Cornhill, Boston, MA.
After a two week hiatus, happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have Naomi, the Hindoo Widow from 1848 and published in Philadelphia, PA.