A librarian plays with Google’s autocomplete feature. Hilarity ensues. (FWIW, if I type “andromeda is”, it autocompletes to “andromeda israel”. If I type “andromeda is “, it has no suggestions at all. Apparently I’m…nothing?)
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January 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · Uncategorized
December 12th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized
On the internet, everyone gets their fifteen seconds of fame.
December 9th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized
The biography “Napoleon” by Emil Ludwig recently arrived at Toledo’s main library, with a brief note that read: “I removed this book from your stacks in 1949 and did not check it out. I apologize. It’s an excellent book and in good condition.” And this, I guess, is why your circ clerks need to have [...]
November 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized
McSweeney’s list of library science jargon that sounds dirty. You know….none of it sounded dirty before it was in a list….
November 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Uncategorized
Hilarious slideset on library 2.0 OPAC features with a great subtitle — “Utilising Web 2.0 in the OPAC: lipstick, cowbells and serendipity.”.
October 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Uncategorized
“A headstrong young protagonist in way over her head visited the microfilm room of the New Haven Public Library Tuesday night in order to delve deeper into a riveting plotline that could put her career—and maybe even her life—on the line….” Thanks, Onion! Having dealt with microfilm myself recently (for the first time in, probably, [...]
October 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Uncategorized
This cartoon doesn’t realize that it’s making the same claim as discovery interfaces and other current OPAC design thinking, but it is.
September 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized
Dudes! Did you see the library they’ve got here? Thank you, McSweeney’s.