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Friday, 17 July 2009

Weeding: Good for your collection and your health

Two ways weeding dusty old books are good for you:
  • Your hands get black with dust so you wash them more frequently - just what the government recommends to slow the spread of flu!
  • The dust makes you sneeze a lot so people think you've got flu and keep their distance - so you don't get their germs either.

Thursday, 9 July 2009

Links of interest 9/7/09

An essay on the serials review process.

The Global Legal Monitor, published by the Law Library of Congress in Washington, offers an RSS feed for updates for all news stories as well as RSS feeds broken down by topic and/or jurisdiction.

Make it Digital by DigitalNZ has guides, voting for what NZ resources should be digitised (the AJHRs are currently in the lead) and a place to ask and answer questions about digitisation.

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