Archive for February, 2011

26 Checkouts, 99 Problems

February 28, 2011

Hey Derangers, our librarian friends need help! When ebook publishers put limits on the number of times an ebook can be checked out, they undermine libraries’ role in preserving access to information. If you’re an archivist, that ought to ruffle your folders.

Learn something: read this blog post from Librarian by Day (thanks @Girlinthe!), or follow #hcod on Twitter.

Do something: some ideas from @wawoodworth.


February 14, 2011

Photo credits:

Panel 2: National Library of Scotland

Panel 3: State Library of New South Wales

Panel 5: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Panel 6: State Library of New South Wales

Archivists Do Gaga: The Video

February 12, 2011

Remember a while ago when I wrote some lyrics for a little song called Archivists Do Gaga?

Anne, you can use my finding aids anytime!

Archives: The Ladymag

February 10, 2011

Photo credits:

Margaret Cross Norton

the legs of Selma Stein