As I'm painfully slowly trying to recover from the deadly whirlwind of orientation, instruction, and consultations that decimated me at work for late August, September, and most of October, I'm trying to catch up with writing about the twenty or so tabs I keep open in Firefox hoping I'll some day getting around to writing about them. Today's entry is: the ZMedia Librarian blog, which is about alternative media in libraries, particularly zines.
From the NYC Anarchists discussion list:
Celebrate Early at the
4th Annual Really Really Free Market
St. Mark's Church on Sunday, October 28th
between noon and 5 p.m.!
I attended the Mid-Atlantic Radical Bookfair in Baltimore over the weekend. I moderated one talk and participated in another. Radical Reference also had a table, which was staffed by Bostonite Lana, Ohioan Char, New Yorkers Alycia, Julie, Rita and me, Californian Lia, and Megan from Washington, DC. ...
I'm thinking about going to the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis/St. Paul next summer. How about you?
Order IndyKids for your public school library! IndyKids has been added to the list of vendors that New York City public school librarians can order for their students.
Librarians are not supposed to judge anyone's choice of reading material. Therefore I'll direct my hate at the publishers of Loving Natalee: A Mother's Testament of Hope and Faith By Beth Holloway, HarperCollins. ...
I'm wondering how others feel about teaching MLA to first year English students. In the past in my library research class (about 70 minutes) I showed MLA, LION, and ProQuest (substitute your favorite multidisciplinary database if your institution doesn't have PQ). Now I'm thinking of killing MLA in favor of JSTOR. (I'd still keep MLA on my subject and research guides, but just not give 7 of my precious minutes to it in class.) ...
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Since this is the Lower East Side Librarian blog, I feel obligated to announce this event about the history of radicals in the 'hood.
LIBERTARIAN BOOK CLUB / ANARCHIST FORUM: The History of Radical Resistance on the LES.
Tuesday, October 9, at 7:30pm
The Living Theatre, 21 Clinton Street, Manhattan
(just south of Houston St.) ...