Library NewsNotes

#571, April 30, 2016

Why Write in English

What language should you write in and why? Many authors have changed the language they use for writing and their reasons vary.


http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2016/04/18/why-not-write-in-foreign-language/

Talk About a Difficult Boss

Library Websites: Neilson Hays

Traveling in the east and need a good read, try the Neilson Hays Library.


"Housing more than 20,000 books, the Neilson Hays Library is one of the largest collection of English language titles in Bangkok. Offering a wide variety of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, fresh books arrive every month. Check out our latest titles to see what’s new right now. We also stock an impressive array of magazines and newspapers."


http://neilsonhayslibrary.com/

Disaster Lit

Unusual Jobs

Working as a librarian on a Pacific island sounds unusual to me but for these people it is their everyday job.


http://piala-pacific.wix.com/piala-pacific

What do Librarians Look Like?

See what real librarians actually look like and if the mood strikes post your own photo.


http://lookslikelibraryscience.com/

Print Isn't Dead: Though You May Need to Find Microfilm to Read it

A graduate student found a missing Walt Whitman work by searching microfilmed papers.


http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/30/books/walt-whitman-promoted-a-paleo-diet-who-knew.html?_r=0

Something I'd Like to See Today

The Spectator used to interview politicians about their reading. That would be very interesting today.


http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/?s=bookbencher

Overdue

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