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SomeOne writes \"Abstract:
\"A story out of Berlin, N.H., caught my eye the other day. It seems the town librarian, Yvonne Thomas, decided to retire and volunteer rather than cut the public library\'s book budget by 8%.\"
Ask yourself this morning, Would I do this for free?
Terren writes \"The \"Dinotopia\" miniseries (that is now going to be a regular series) on ABC features a dinosaur character named Zipppo who is ... a librarian! In fact, the first word this character spoke in the miniseries was \"librarian.\"
Here\'s a short article with a picture captioned \"Zippo the dinosaur librarian.\"
Just for fun. \"
Sandy Berman 4/16/02 video now available!
* Segment 1: \"Jackdaws Strut in Peacock\'s Feathers\" Quicktime streaming (24 minutes, 26.1MB)
* Segment 2: Question & answer session Quicktime streaming (39 minutes, 43.6MB)
* Segment 3: \"Bibliocidal Cataloging\" Quicktime streaming (22 minutes, 24.3MB) \"
I thought it also worth noting that, unlike the Ambrose/Goodwin stories, no names are mentioned. The author chose to remain anonymous, and used pseudonyms to protect his(?) plagiaristic colleagues.
A cynical person might even wonder if this might suggest that there\'s a \"don\'t make waves\" aspect of librarianship\'s professional culture that would lessen the likelihood of exposure as compared with other disciplines... \"
SomeOne sent over
A CNN Story that says eyewear fashion from the \'80s is very trendy right now, because \"They give you the sexy-librarian look.\"
\"These are so on-your-face,\" says Fred Segal Eyes owner David Gonzales, \"that they\'re not for folks who wish they didn\'t wear glasses.\"
Steve Fesenmaier passed along This Response from Michael Opat, Chair of the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners Commissioner from District 1. He is the person who could put a stop to the destruction of the Berman database.
He says \"In short, we have moved on. Mr. Berman has moved on. Perhaps you should consider doing the same.\"
I knew we were a giving bunch!
Blake would never post this himself, so I\'m doing it. Gillian Davis, over at Suite 101 has conducted a two part interview with the LISnews leader, webmaster and all around good guy. I met Blake 3 years ago and since then have always known him to be fair, open to suggestions, and passionate about librarianship. So Read Part 1 and Part 2.
Barbara Fullerton uses the model of the Greedy Associates listservs to extrapolate on what she identifies as essential elements that should be a part of librarians\' professional compensation.
New on LLRX.com for April 15, 2002. \"
Today is strange story day, I guess.
This One says A woman from PA was thrown in prison this week after she failed to return three overdue library books. \"She does still owe us money; it is a violation of the crimes code,\" said reference librarian Jane Dougherty, who filed a private criminal complaint against Keller.
The books - \"Star Trek,\" \"Triangle\" and \"Fall of Freddie the Leaf\" - were checked out Sept. 14, 2000, and became due Oct. 5, 2000. A bill charging Keller $40 per book was sent Oct. 26, 2000.