Monday, December 20, 2010

The Silverfish has gone audio!

You can listen to our first podcast at:
or subscribe by pointing your favorite podcatcher at:

In this episode, The UW's Special Project Librarian, John Gibbs talks about the importance of transforming the University's collection of 78 RPM discs into digital formats.

The links to the collections and pages discussed in this podcast are available here:

The music library special collections:

The Offenbacher Mozart Collection

Audio Preservation:

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Library Book Blogs: The good the bad and the ugly

"Awful Library Books," one of my favorite blogs , has a new address and a new look. If you haven't seen this site, you should definitely check it out. It's a great reminder of the importance of weeding!

Afterward, you can cleanse your eyeballs by spending some time on my other favorite site, BibliOdyssey.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Inside Edition takes on the library

Lisa M. submitted this clip from Inside Edition about the director's salary at the New York City Public Library. Both a written article and the clip from the show are at this URL. What do you think about tabloid TV's take on library salaries?

Thanks Lisa!