Treehugger writes about a library lending seeds. I like this idea. It fits into the new mode of creation rather than consumption at the library in the most symbolic way. Plus it could be very helpful for many communities. I just hope that this kind of thing can spread to rural areas and not run afoul of Monsanto’s seed copyrights.
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Boing Boing links to a story about how a library threatened with budget cuts asks its patrons to check out every item from the shelves.
This is like some wonderful dream! I’m glad that someone in the recording industry has the sense to hand some stuff over for proper digital preservation. It would be nice if they ALL did it, but this is a good start. Now I just need to refresh my memory of the extensive Universal music catalog.
Straight from the mouth of a dude who was shooting bullets at books to see which ones could protect YOU:
[via The Consumerist]
It’s been a while since I posted, but hopefully the new year will bring glad tidings. I am no longer a library school student. I am now a library school graduate! And I’m on the job hunt. That might become a focus of this blog. It might not. Either way, I’m looking forward to a and brighter year.
It’s actually quite a charming building in Ann Arbor, MI.
It’s National Novel Writer’s Month! For those so inclined, try to write a novel this month. The website nanowrimo.org has a competition of sorts that provides support and forums and lots of other great stuff for anyone trying to write in November. The challenge at the website is to write 50,000 during the month of November. It’s not about the quality, just the quantity. It’s just about the practice of writing. So join me! Write a novel in November!