These kids today and their wacky video freeculture. They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Well, after minutes of painstaking research, I have determined that librarians reign supreme on YouTube. Steve Reed, kickass Library Media Specialist at Wilmington High School sent us a link to an excellent video some of his students made, [...]
Sorry for not writing yesterday. Someone snuck peanut-laced almonds into my mint chutney, and I had to give myself a shot. Anaphylaxis is a bad dining companion. It was a rough night. Also? I got a new camera.
Every year they gather… (thanks to ann at sivacracy, et. al)
I challenge you to play the BBC’s online Climate Challenge game. It’s free, fun, and uses Flash, so you don’t have to download anything stupid. I learned more about the relative merits of various greenhouse gas reduction techniques by playing this game then I did from four weeks of reading every popular science article I [...]
I haven’t mentioned this before, but I have a rather librarianish habit. I get on research kicks, usually to no end except my own edification. For a month or so, I’ll just get on some topic and won’t let it go. I’ll read books on the topic, surf it when I’m supposed to be doing [...]
Doppleganger at 50 books hearts librarians.
Off to Vancouver, BC for the week. I’m stalking the sea otters at the Vancouver aquarium. I get in tonight. If any CUPE 391 members want a beer, I’m buying. Organized librarians rock.
I tried out Cornell Library’s book-delivery service this week. A nice stack of David Foster Wallace books quickly appeared at my workplace yesterday afternoon, and I got a friendly call when they arrived. If you are a Cornell student or staff, you can have library books delivered to any library-location of your choice for free. [...]