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The great thing about

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The best thing working in a library is the books you come across. Now I work in a college library, so it is mainly academic titles, and usually scientific in nature. There are still some great titles out there though. Last week I came across one that was called something like The River: the coming plagues about how we’re all

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What’s your library’s mission?

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Was browsing on Whedonseque when I came across a link to a very snotty article in the Denver Post. While the columnist was at his library he stumbled across “an unfortunate soul in his mid-30s checking out a half-dozen episodes of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” or some such thing, and instantly I question the function of the library system –

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The Library of Alexandria has been discovered

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according to the BBC anyways: “Professor Wileke Wendrich, of the University of California, told BBC News Online that the discovery was incredibly impressive. Alexandria was a major seat of learning in ancient times and regarded by some as the birthplace of western science.” Current track: Under Your Spell by Tara (Amber Benson) from Buffy’s OMWF

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Isn’t work weird?

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Isn’t it strange what you come across in the course of a day? There I was doing the ILLs when I saw an intriging article title before me: “Vacum Cleaner Injury ” of the Penis. Their quotation marks not mine. Can you guess what the artilce, from 1960 was about? Yup, fellas trying to obtain “erotic satisfaction” from their hoovers

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College work

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Well it is the end of another day in which I got no work done. Okay I did manage to make it to the library and read a couple of articles but I really wanted to have finished my website evaluation, if only to read it and tell myself “that’s shite, do it again”. Still its not due till Friday,

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