@archivist hey Eira I wrote you a love letter (albeit a very meandering one) http://allanamayer.tumblr.com/post/171176490127/more-product-less-pollution
Grant writing style question for my fellow librarians/archivists: webpages and websites VS web pages and web sites?
Once again, the museum world is way ahead of the library & archives world in examining their own culpability in carbon-intensive activities https://coalitionofmuseumsforclimatejustice.wordpress.com/2018/02/13/museum-conferences-air-travel-and-global-warming-a-modest-but-necessary-proposal/
Surely I can't be the only one ~*~*~OUTRAGED~*~*~ by the loss of Quick Add functionality to Google Calendar. Bring back old view!
Was citation chasing through information provision and the regulatory state and ran across this, from the author of Delete (cc @edsu) https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/governance-and-information-technology
What a terrible horrible no good very bad week but at least my Mom brought me cookies to my office twice this week and I got a haircut so that helped
Feels so great when you bang out a ton of work on an almost due manuscript and you didn't even have to open up your coffee thermos yet
TFW you realize your meeting would probably pay for you to go to something you could also probably put on your CV...
I'm mad no one ever told me there is a a Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists.
I've said it before and I'll say it again, nothing in library school prepares you for how much of your calendar is ruled by competing Doodle polls
The fact that this article on government data rescue efforts fixates on GPO's role and barely acknowledges NARA in this environment is driving me BONKERS. What the heck is going on here. http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2018/information-preservation/
Shkabatur (2012) "Transparency With(out) Accountability" is by far one of the best critiques of #OpenGovernment I have ever read https://ylpr.yale.edu/sites/default/files/shkabatur_transparency_without_accountability-_open_government_in_the_united_states.pdf
Please no more GLAM best practices webinars from people with adequate staffing, I want webinars on "How to survive late-stage capitalism while doing at least 2 jobs for the price of 1"
Excellent example of why I am so opposed to the manuscripts marketplace. What exactly do they add except creating a commodity market for cultural heritage? https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/stephen-king-rare-bookshop-bangor-floods