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May 31 21:39

LCSH & SACO 2015 Month 2: LC welcomes Child guerrillas, Mentally ill teenagers, and Yoga teachers

Highlights from the February 2015 SACO editorial meeting and LCSH monthly list.

Photo of 90-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch from Daily Mail

Apr 18 12:50

Black Lives Matter and the Brooklyn Zine Fest

This is a long response to controversy surrounding a proposed #BlackLivesMatter panel at the Brooklyn Zine Fest. Executive summary:

  • I'm glad a #BlackLivesMatter panel will happen at BZF
  • I think Matt & Kseniya owe Jordan an apology
  • White people need to speak up and self-educate
Mar 19 18:28

Feminist Theory in Library School

"No seriously, we are a profession that is made up of 80% women. Why the fuck is basic feminist theory not mandatory reading in library school?"

Mar 14 18:33

LinkedIn: Mother

Mar 13 06:26

Free E-Books

If, like me, you don't need anymore books to read, but still can't resist more books to read, and if, like me, you don't like paying for books, and if you have some kind of e-reader, you might be interested in these free e-book resources.

Jan 25 2015

Zine-ophile: OSU librarian Kelly McElroy hopes you’ll give zines a look

Kelly has been in Corvallis for about five minutes, and she's already spreading the zine gospel to the good people of Benton County, Oregon.

Photo from article