Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Librarians at the Front

The New York Times has a very interesting article featuring Saad Eskander, the director of Iraq’s National Library and Archive in Baghdad.

We we talk about issues of access here in the US (i.e. barriers to information). How would you like to deal with mortars and death threats?

the NYT article is here. Saad's blog is hosted by the British Library. For that, go here.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

A New Dawn Is Here

Cesare Janus on Info Island (

Sunday, February 04, 2007

LibraryThing Poster

I have about 1/4 of my books on LibraryThing (, but a poster of all my book jackets, I have not.

very cool - LibraryThing poster instructions