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Guest post: #LIULockout

Pirates, here’s a guest post from our comrade Emily Drabinski, a librarian & faculty member at LIU Brooklyn here in NYC. The LIU Brooklyn faculty, who are unionized, have been … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

University of Oregon Needs a Records Management Intervention

Hey, University of Oregon, is there something going on that we need to talk about? I’ve been seeing your name in the news a lot. Are you ok? First there … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

Reference Desk: 50 Sh…ut up, that book is terrible.

By now we all know that 50 shades of grey, its sequels, and its movie adaptation are all the worst, and have no redeeming value, literary, moral, or otherwise, beside … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

Emma, Utah, You, and Me

Pirates! One of your faithful librarian got laid off last Thursday, so you will probably be hearing more from me, as I try to fill the hours and days of … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · 5 Comments

LIS WTF

Hold onto your hats, librarians, you’re hardly going to believe these two bits of news. Yes, they are that busted. ***** First, comes the saga of the Evanston, IL, public … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Guest Post: The Strange Life of the Collected Works of Marx & Engels

Pirates, today we have a guest post from friend of the LibrarianShipwreck Ryan Moore. Ryan is assistant professor of sociology at CUNY-Queensborough Community College. He is the author of Sells … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

“Continued and endless contempt”: Jerry is Free!

Good news, friends! A couple days ago Jerry Koch was released from MCC here in New York. He’d been in there for the last eight months after refusing to talk … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Woodford County Jail has a problem with books —

— which means we have a problem with them. So, there’s a couple animal rights fellas, Tyler Lang & Kevin Olliff, sitting in Woodford County Jail in Eureka, Illinois, charged … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Friday Fluff: You’ll never believe what I just found

So, the business I work for moved a couple weeks ago.  Which means the art reference library I oversee got packed up, trucked across town, and now I’ve been slowly … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 4 Comments

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