Libraries, the universe and everything


Mr Morgan’s Library
June 11, 2013, 22:42
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Leaves from the big apple

Shortly after arriving at the Morgan Library I was vexed by two not-particularly-helpful questions – why had it taken me so long to get around to visiting, and why was there no queue to get in? Free entry beginning at 7pm on a Friday is perhaps their strategy for keeping the crowds down, but everyone elses’ loss was very much our gain, and we enjoyed looking around with comparatively few other visitors getting in the way.

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A very different kind of library
June 5, 2013, 19:51
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On Tuesday April 16th I took part in a NY librarians meet-up group visit to the Information Commons at NCC CUNY. The college itself is taking an innovative approach to education, and the library has been set up along similarly fresh and exciting lines. Continue reading



HTML for librarians
June 5, 2013, 17:39
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One of the first courses I was required to take on my MA LIS curriculum was something about computers. (And yes, the fact that I can’t even remember what it was called is directly related to how much I valued it at the time.) The main assignment was creating a simple website using HTML and CSS, and I spent most of the term moaning to anyone available about how much I was dreading it.

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