I too take leave of all I ever had

Submitted by the admin on 17 October, 2012 - 20:18

In 2061 : odyssey three / Arthur C. Clarke, main character Heywood Floyd remembers that line of poetry from something he had studied in college.

According to Clarke's prediction of technology, Clarke states

With no further clues, it might take the station Computer quite a while -- perhaps as much as ten minutes -- to locate the line in the whole body of English literature.

(From the beginning of chapter 7)

Demoted Movies

Submitted by the admin on 23 September, 2012 - 00:12

These were my contributions to the recent Twitter trend #DemotedMovies, where movie titles were altered to something less. These appear in chronological order rather than the reverse chronological order Twitter for the web likes so well. Some entries include comments.

University of Illinois

Submitted by the admin on 2 July, 2012 - 03:07

After my love of technical services came out in a recent interview for a public librarian position, I decided I needed to get back to improve my training and experience. As a result, I discovered and applied to the Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (The Library School is on the Champaign side of the campus.) They are about the only place I found on the North American continent with a post-MLS program available in technical services. The essay from my application is below the fold, with links added.

Moving a new library

Submitted by the admin on 22 June, 2011 - 15:02

The Edgar Springs Community Library will be moving in October. It is a relatively new library, having first been established in 2007, to provide library service for residents of southern Phelps County, which does not have a countywide system.

Autocat postings

Submitted by the admin on 26 January, 2011 - 19:15

In my cataloging classes at Indiana University, the instructor had us sign up for the Autocat listserv, with online archives available from GMane or the list home page at Syracuse University.

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