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.

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."

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.

What do Librarians Look Like?

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

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.

Something I'd Like to See Today

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


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