Librarian Revolution

defending the right to open, accessible information
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images by seb janiak, which he creates by layering several photos on top of each other. (see also: previous cloud posts)

Anonymous said: I deeply appreciate the live blogging of English Major Drunkenness. It's a trend I enjoyed during my undergrad. (I found a way to continue the fun: librarianship! More nerds who like drinking and unleashing our years of attention to detail!)


YO WHATTUP NEW FRIEND! I love that you love it. Also, thanks for being a librarian. I love libraries. FREE BOOKS!

Librarians’ values are as sound as Girl Scouts’: truth, free speech, and universal literacy. And, like Scouts, they possess a quality that I think makes librarians invaluable and indispensable: they want to help. They want to help us. They want to be of service. And they’re not trying to sell us anything.

Marilyn Johnson- This Book is Overdue: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All (via marissathelibrarian)

Public v. Academic


I’ve heard from a couple people that working in a public library is less stressful than academic. Anyone care to weigh in?

It depends on your personality, I think. Academic is more stressful in that you have a lot more administrative duties, as well as potentially publishing and other things that come with being someone that straddles a staff and faculty position. Public libraries, you’re responsible to the town or city, as well as a much wider variety of patrons, often with a significantly more limited budget.


Scotland [2]: Isle of Skye 

- The Quiraing, Sligachan Bridge, Fairy Pools, Loch Harport, Kilt Rock/Mealt Falls, Loch Ainort, Glen Brittle, Uig, The Quiraing, Fairy Pools


I’m especially pleased with this border, though the whole piece makes me happy. I’m debating putting it in the kitchen.




Grimm and Other Folk Tales

by Cory Godbey

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