Hunting and gathering in the stacks

A few weeks ago, I got an email saying the Simpson Library will be culling its art-related collection (everything in the Ns), and went there to see which books I thought should stay. When I got there, I saw many more books with the “marked for culling” white slips than I had expected. I madly …

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I can’t breathe

I don’t usually write in this space about current events. But after yesterday I feel helpless. So I am writing for catharsis if nothing else. Yesterday told us that police officers can just feel free to kill whoever they want. Yesterday told us that our justice system is still broken. Yesterday told us that we …

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A small LEGO win

November is finally really here, with cold temps and all, but I find myself short of blogging inspiration. I was just at the NTHP conference, but was stuck in meetings the entire time, and I’ve already discussed my note-taking preferences. Technology for conference programs has sadly not budged since last year. And grading is a …

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J’ai même mangé un croissant

October is over. While I will be grading CRS reports for a while – and may well blog about that at some point – I want to celebrate my return to blogging by discussing more fun stuff. Last week, I was in Québec City for the Association of Preservation Technology conference (to talk about the …

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