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Reference Desk: LIS Employment Resources

Pirates. I’ve been back to work for a few weeks now. Which, fuck capitalism, but I got a kitty to feed. Anyway, over the course of my five months unemployed … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · 3 Comments

To-Do: Western Mass, NYC, Chicago

A pal brings this event, in Amherst, MA, to our attention: The publication of Hampshire College librarian Alana Kumbier’s book Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive will be celebrated on Oct. … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

To Do List

I’m told Holler If Ya Hear Me, the Broadway musical based on Tupac Shakur’s music, is very good, but it is closing Sunday after poor box office returns. If you’ll be … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Welcome home, Migs!

Moments ago friend of the LibrarianShipwreck, Rachel Allshiny, picked up Migs (of the NATO 5) from prison.  After having 30 days good time restored, he’s been released earlier than expected, … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Jason Hammond Update

Y’all!  Prisoner supporter extraordinaire @allshiny tells us that friend of the library Jason Hammond (twin brother of Jeremy Hammond) finally got out of Cook County Jail last night! The motion to reduced the … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chicago Public Schools: an Ever Hotter Mess

This morning teachers, parents, students, and others are (again) rallying outside the Chicago Board of Ed. You can follow the goings-on via the Twitter hashtag #stopCPScuts. We followed along earlier … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Liberate our education, please.

I’m really tempted to stop coming up with witty post titles and instead call everything “Fuck all y’all.” I’ve said this recently, I know, but, hot damn is neoliberalism a … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

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