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LibraryThing App

As excited as I was to see that LibraryThing now has an iPhone app, I was very disappointed to find that it doesn’t access your actual library, but instead just looks for bookstores and events based on your current location. Which, granted, is pretty cool–except for the fact that I …

Archiving the Web

This is the kind of archival project that few people think about, but that will also become incredibly important over the coming years. I’ll admit that preserving the real URLs behind all those shortening services wasn’t something I’d ever really considered. It also makes me wonder about strategies for preserving …

Public Porn

Library computer users viewing porn anger parents: Kimberly Romie, whose Piedmont Homeschoolers Association members have increasingly complained about the problem, said some parents have stopped taking their children to the library. “We’re talking about some really hardcore, gross stuff,” said Romie, who had three such experiences at the library and …

Librarything

This, via here, is making me all warm and squishy tonight and keeping me up later than I might have preferred. On early assessment, I am not surprised to see that we have a relatively obscure collection of books here at Murdering Stream Estates. I am very pleased to see …