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Lois Fundis writes \"One of those \"how they see us\" bits.
A quote from the New York Times\' article on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony
Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers introduced Talking Heads, saying that hearing the band gave him a new sensation: \"I wanted to have sex with a lot of librarians.\"
\"Non-fiction is my section. True stories about fungus, their two kingdoms, the Basidiomycetes vs. the Ascomycetes in a contest of best spore production. Who will win?\"
This is slightly off-topic (but related to literature and
books so therefore loosely to libraries) but I found it
Alternative authors\' versions of Lord of the Rings.
It\'s not Friday yet, so this isn\'t a Friday funny but it definitely made me laugh. Most of you probably know that Warrior Librarian Weekly is always good for a giggle but today I found a page I felt I wanted to share: Banner Ads for Library Web Pages.
One archivist to preserve and catalog the old, burnt-out light
One acquisitions librarian to order the new light bulb;
One cataloger to catalog and classify the new light bulb when
received according to AACR2 standards, noting wattage, color,
fluorescent or incandescent, etc.;
One reference librarian to ascertain that the light bulb ordered
is what the patron REALLY wants;
One media services librarian to make sure the bulb meets stated
One government publications librarian to check that the bulb meets
One circulation librarian to check out the bulb;
One dean of libraries to oversee the entire process;
One student worker to actually change the light bulb.
\"i work at a library where i have to count all the pages in the new books we get to see if they are all there. I found 1 missing page and my boss said, We\'ll put it on the shelf anyways, we can\'t take any books back
-- librarian with a flame thrower\"
\"In reality what I was watching in my office was no Jewel—or American Civil War—nor did the leather and thong feature come close to the magical touch of Ang Lee. I leaped from my seat, spilled my coffee, and scalded my lap: Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, this was not the video I intended to buy—-why, this was certainly... pornography!\"