The Comfort of Bachelor Quarters
My Library Things
Post-Prandial Philosophy by Grant Allen (1894). This book was sent to me because it was too far gone to be repaired (missing pages & too brittle). I amused myself by reading a bit, including this page, which states, “I only say this–that I think the present crisis in the English …
Stop Eating Books
My Library Things
I thought it was just the public libraries that had trouble with books being chewed on. My favorite, of course, is the book returned to my previous public library with the note “ruined by dogs & berries” as if that explained it. I like to believe it is dogs eating …
Personal Digital Archiving in NYC #pda2015
Conference Things
This was probably the best conference I have ever attended: sessions were short & to-the-point, and no concurrent sessions meant you did not have to make hard choices. Everyone attends every session. I made wonderful connections with people who are passionate about the preservation of personal materials like family audio …