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1 day ago | 72 notes

Why my ungracious response to Claire Potter's "Kiss a Librarian" post on the Chronicle

jennafreedman:

http://chronicle.com/blognetwork/tenuredradical/2014/04/kiss-a-librarian-this-week-its-a-radical-act

Tenured Radical Claire Potter wrote a post on the Chronicle of Higher Education blog recognizing librarians, especially radical librarians on the occasion of National Library Workers Day. She encourages her faculty colleagues to kiss us. Yay! I

Via Lower East Side Librarian
2 weeks ago | 38 notes
teachingliteracy:

"Touchstones" by Pamela Paulsrud (by MCAD Library)

teachingliteracy:

"Touchstones" by Pamela Paulsrud (by MCAD Library)

Via teaching literacy.
1 month ago | 53 notes
libraryspaces:

Book igloo! (via http://themetapicture.com/an-igloo-made-of-books/)

I am speechless with want for this.

libraryspaces:

Book igloo! (via http://themetapicture.com/an-igloo-made-of-books/)

I am speechless with want for this.

Via Library Spaces
1 month ago | 52 notes

Hiring Librarian for Galapagos Island Darwin Center

Just the most amazing job ever!!!

Via the Darwin Foundation

If you’re a librarian looking for a beautiful and unique work environment, this could be the ideal opportunity for you! We need someone to carry out our ambitious plans to revitalize the library of the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands. Come and join us in the Enchanted Islands. More information on how to apply:http://www.darwinfoundation.org/media/filer_public/2014/03/07/tor-librarian.pdf

1 month ago | 48 notes
wellesleycollegelibtech:

Calling all Wellesley Potterheads! A national exhibit on science, magick, and medicine is coming to the Science Library starting next week! 
Event programming information will be posted soon.

wellesleycollegelibtech:

Calling all Wellesley Potterheads! A national exhibit on science, magick, and medicine is coming to the Science Library starting next week! 

Event programming information will be posted soon.

Via Library & Tech at Wellesley
1 month ago | 22 notes

Josefina del Toro Fulladosa

womenoflibraryhistory:

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Photo: Josefina del Toro, reading and annotating El Mundo newspaper. April 8, 1973 from the Puerto Rican Digital Library Collection

Submitted by Sujei Lugo, doctoral student at GSLIS Simmons College and former librarian at the University of Puerto Rico.

Via Book Bites
1 month ago | 2,219 notes

She sounds like someone who spends a lot of time in libraries, which are the best sorts of people.

-  Catherynne M. ValenteThe Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making.  (via falling-inlove-with-books)
Via Mercyhurst University Libraries
1 month ago | 572 notes
cute-overload:

Somebody took a picture of their dog everyday for a year.http://cute-overload.tumblr.com

cute-overload:

Somebody took a picture of their dog everyday for a year.
http://cute-overload.tumblr.com

Via Cute Overload