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A Librarian’s Busman’s Holiday

An article in the May 2013 issue of the “American Libraries” magazine discussed libraries at U.S. National Parks.  That could be considered a brilliant holiday for a librarian!  Yosemite National Park, for example, has 2 official collections plus the Sierra … Continue reading

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History dull? Depends on how you look at it.

If one’s knowledge of history is from dull textbooks, even duller teachers, and their belief that world history ended at the time of Reconstruction (1870s) then I can see where a person could find history boring.   But Edmund Burke said, … Continue reading

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