If you spend any time on Library Twitter recently (and other places like Facebook and IG and even Mastodon) you've doubtless seen the countless stories of attempted book bans, harassment, and doxxing happening to public and school libraries this past year. It is undoubtedly a scary time to be a school or public librarian right … Continue reading Scary Times at the Library: Are Academic Librarians Next?
Well, it sure has been a year. I have been blogging again for a year now, and I definitely still have more to say. I'm sad that I didn't have the energy or mental bandwidth to blog more, especially in the latter half of the year. This has been probably one of the single most … Continue reading 2022 in Review
This and similar questions are questions I ask myself all the time. And no, that number is not an exaggeration, and it wasn't just for a particularly rare book. It was for an academic book marketed to academic libraries, so they felt they could charge that amount. As staff, part of my duties are processing … Continue reading “WHY IS THIS BOOK $900??”