Until I get round to writing up my account of the week just gone by, when I was tweeting for Voices for the Library, here’s a great definition of libraries. It comes via this week’s Voice for the Library, Hong-Anh Nguyen (Codename: Dewey Decibelle)
A funny and interesting comparison of using the original manuscript and its digital facsimile, with the added bonus of insect life, courtesy of the ever-fascinating Medieval Fragments blog… Hairy Bindings and Golden Bookworms: my research in Bruges
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Saturday, May 18 received the most votes for our next "Librarians Live-Tweeting a Movie" session. (See original post here.)
Now...what movie is deserving of the snark Tweeted by librarians? VOTE!
Here are the suggestions that were offered.
Before you vote, make sure it's a movie that you can easily obtain. (Either an actual DVD or on demand online.)
Once a clear winner has been decided, the title and hashtag will be announced.
Posted in Aaaand .... relax, Fencing, Films, Librarians | Tagged Claymores, Connor MacLeod of the Clan MacLeod, Highlander, Howard the Duck, Librarians Live-Tweeting a Movie, Snakes on a Plane, The Man who Knew Too Little | Leave a Comment »
The text: "One child is holding something that's been banned in America to protect them. Guess which one?"
Some background: The Charles Perrault version of Little Red Riding Hood, the one that was banned by two California school districts, was controversial not because both the grandma and the little girl are eaten by the wolf by the end of the story, but because – as the
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