“The HMC announces an open call for entries to exhibit at Raday Konyveshaz & Gallery, Budapest, exhibition opening on August 24, 2011. … Submission deadline is March 15.” How influenced … Read more Call for entries (artwork) – Library Thoughts – Gondolatok a könyvtárban
Category: Print Culture
Lincoln Cushing wrote this cool article on old school (mid-20th century) printing technology: Cranking It Out, Old-School Style: Art of the Gestetner”. Lincoln is a librarian who had a previous … Read more The art of old school (mid 20th century) printing technology
Our full list of books is now available in e-book form, in the Adobe Digital Editions format. We have links from our site to the Powells.com page for each e-book. … Read more LJP e-books: Proof that we don’t hate change
An item in the New Yorker’s “Talk of the Town” section in the last issue is about the difficulty of keeping track of a valuable information object over time: a … Read more Organizing personal info in an age of change: Tickets to a Pavement concert
Chapter one of Vanishing Act: The Erosion of Online Footnotes and Implications for Scholarship in the Digital Age, by Michael Bugeja and Daniela V. Dimitrova, is now online: Extinct Citations, … Read more Extinct Citations, Missing Links and Other Bibliographical Wonders
From The Onion Unable to rest their eyes on a colorful photograph or boldface heading that could be easily skimmed and forgotten about, Americans collectively recoiled Monday when confronted with … Read more The Onion: Nation Shudders At Large Block Of Uninterrupted Text
New Book: Vanishing Act: The Erosion of Online Footnotes and Implications for Scholarship in the Digital Age
Vanishing Act: The Erosion of Online Footnotes and Implications for Scholarship in the Digital Age Authors: Michael Bugeja and Daniela Dimitrova Price: $18.00 Published: Summer 2010 ISBN: 978-1-936117-14-7 Printed on … Read more New Book: Vanishing Act: The Erosion of Online Footnotes and Implications for Scholarship in the Digital Age
Poet Dave Bonta has an podcast interview series on his Via Negativa blog. His latest interview is with John Miedema, author of Slow Reading. It’s a good listen.
For fun on a Friday, a couple of recent New Yorker “Shouts and Murmurs” columns related to our world: Live Your Life and Subject: Our Marketing Plan
Call for Papers *Politics, Libraries and Culture: Historical Perspectives* *Library History Round Table (LHRT) Research Forum, June 2010* * * The Library History Round Table (LHRT) of the American Library … Read more Call for Papers – Politics, Libraries and Culture: Historical Perspectives
“Verbiage” is a derisive word describing prose that uses many words to say not a lot, or more particularly, prose that uses words carelessly, to create impressions without attending to … Read more “Verbiage,” “Intuitiveness,” respect for language, respect for users
John Miedema, author of Slow Reading, is doing an Author Chat on LibraryThing. His chat there will be going until May 22nd. Hope you’ll add your thoughts….