Tagged with sandy berman
In trying to clear stuff off my desk, I excavated a few old Sandy Berman petitions to the Library of Congress and have a couple of new ones to share, as well, from today's mail.
Sandy Berman is calling for LC to add headings for:
Robin Hood Tax
I'm catching up on my pile of mail, and by "catching up," I mean turning it over and starting at what was previously at the bottom, instead of answering letters immediately or never.
The first thing I found was a copy of a 3/28/11 letter from Sandy Berman to the Cataloging Policy & Support Office of the Library of Congress, recommending they establish the subject heading READICIDE.
For those who enjoyed the last Sandy Berman letter I posted (re: the destruction of the People's Library at Occupy Wall Street), here are two more, originally sent to his representative, Erik Paulsen...
This is a guest post by Lauren Orso, who is working with me this semester in the Barnard Library Zine Collection. She responds to a mailing I received from Sandy Berman about Syndetics "value-added content."
Fred Woodwarth, publisher of The Match zine, heard from a Match reader that Secret Ceremonies, a memoir by Deborah Laake (a book reviewed in The Match), was referred to as a "silly account of life in the LDS church and with a couple of rigid Mormon men" in Baltimore library's catalog record. Fred, who doesn’t use computers, mailed this finding to fellow computer eschewer Sandy Berman, who forwarded Fred’s letter and his response, to several "computer savvy catalogers and reference librarians" to do some research.
2010 victories on Sandy Berman's latest Library of Congress Subject Heading personal scorecard (pdf) include...