[Sca-cooks] Something for Librarians and Book lovers [OT] [OOP]
Martin G. Diehl
mdiehl at nac.net
Fri Dec 4 09:43:25 PST 2009
Johnna Holloway wrote:
> You can of course actually search Google and turn up
> items under "stupid reference questions".
Of course ... my Good Buddy Google _knows_ where
_everything_ is to be found.
Very good references ... did anyone check the book titles
on the first link?
I followed the second link and found ...
a. Unshelved, July 27, 2008,
Hildegard von Bingen??????
b. Unshelved, Sunday, August 03, 2008,
Which reminded me of an internet comic I have begun
to follow ... Delusionary State ...
"In which misguided scientists and a host of others
invade fantastic realms previously thought fictional
(and frequently almost kill themselves)."
2 examples chosen from Delusionary State ...
"The Emerald Engagement; Part 1: A Crack in the Sky".
> There's also a book called The Truth About Reference Librarians
> by Will Manley. Synopsis
> Did you know that the first question ever asked of a reference
> librarian was "Where's the bathroom?"
> ... instructions of the care and feeding of reference
> librarians, and a list of some of the oddest actual questions
> ever put to reference librarians.
> (who was named uberlibrarian this week)
> On Dec 4, 2009, at 8:40 AM, Martin G. Diehl wrote:
>> Here is something for all of our Librarians and Book lovers
>> As seen on Aaron Williams' Blog,
>> Thu, Dec 3rd. 3:14am,
>> In which Aaron Williams says,
>> "In honor of my sister, the uber-librarian, I offer up this
>> list of fail-ridden conversations with used booksellers."
Comments, please ...
Martin G. Diehl
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