"Someday the rest of us will be known because we, in some small way, helped the famous Jessica Baumgart start her career as a news librarian." –from one of my mentors, Jim Meier Jim obviously has a lot of faith in me and my meager career. I will try hard not to let him down.
Archive for March 14th, 2005
The myserious Instant Karma Girl* tagged me to answer some questions about reading. What was the last book you read or are reading? Answering this question will ruin my reputation as someone who never reads. I am currently working on four books: Winter and Night by S.J. Rozan Star Rover by Jack London Skin Tight [...]
I wore my newish makeoutcity t-shirt to a party this weekend. Many people told me how much they liked the slogan. I explained where it came from. I’m sure some of them will check out Jay McCarthy’s site. Although some of you are fantasizing about renting my chest, I don’t think I’m going to go [...]
I find that I write about books and reading quite a bit, so I’ve created a new category for posts about this topic. Some of its contents might overlap with the First Amendment Rights department. I’ll try to put items related to the freedom of reading there and things like comments about books here.
Angela Beesley, a Wikimedia Foundation director, runs this site featuring a wiki search engine and information about wikis and Wikimedia Foundation projects (i.e. Wikipedia, Wikinews, etc.)
Three fans of the Chicago Cubs, the next baseball team to win the World Series, are podcasting with items of interest to Cubs fans. The Chicago Tribune has more about the fans and their work. Don’t tell me the Cubs beat the Sox to do the first podcast! from LIS News
Martha Mendoza of The Associated Press highlights Seth Rosenfeld’s Freedom of Information Act request first filed in 1981. "Despite a settlement agreement signed by the FBI in 1996 to release the requested material, the agency has acknowledged that it has yet to turn over an estimated 17,000 pages." Noticed on beSpacific.