• The Most Wanted Man in the World

    by  • August 13, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Snowden Security

    James Bamford interviews Edward Snowden for Wired magazine. I confess to feeling some kinship with Snowden. Like him, I was assigned to a National Security Agency unit in Hawaii—in my case, as part of three years of active duty in the Navy during the Vietnam War. Then, as a reservist in law school, I...

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    Unpleasant Vibrators Need Not Apply

    by  • August 13, 2014 • 0 Comments

    By Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

    From The Library Assistant’s Manual, a guide by Theodore Koch “issued on the occasion of the 61st annual meeting of the Michigan State Teachers’ Association, Ann Arbor, October 30–November 1, 1913.” Qualities that unfit one for library work in general are physical weakness, deformity, poor memory, a discontented disposition, egotism, a lack of system...

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    Might we loose the Eaton SF/F archive?

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    The Eaton Collection

    So I’m sad to have to report that new library administration doesn’t seem to appreciate the value of the Eaton Collection or the expertise that goes into it. Since spring of this year, their accomplishments have included driving out staff members and pushing changes to collection policies that would reduce the Eaton’s holdings, its...

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    Tuesday Tech Tip: Editorial Calendar for WordPress

    by  • August 12, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Editorial Calendar plugin

    This past Saturday I attended WordCamp Omaha and one of the coolest things I picked up with the Editorial Calendar plugin. There’s a few cool things this does: Gives you a month-view calendar over your posts. Allows for creating a new future-post from the calendar view. Move scheduled post from one day to another...

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