Q3. It's been really interesting seeing what services have been pushed, and moved online. The huge push here and in the US is very much focused on print material (click and collects, deliveries). Despite eresouces being a thing for over a decade. #reset
I've been thinking about Q2 today and wonder if this is the time we can demand a return to the original FTTH NBN plan. I see a lot of libraries say they needed to reopen to provide basic internet access, but that is just a bandaid solution. The local gov area I work for is one of the poorest metro areas in terms of internet access #reset
I've been thinking about disaster capitalism all day with Rio Tinto destroying First Nation sacred sites in WA today 😡 #reset
Doing #reset reading group tonight. I'm Andrew (will also answer to Edward) a librarian living an working on Whadjuk boodja.
Kate finally solidified some feelings I was having about those 3D printed masks in this article. I might be able to pull a blog post together now. Anyway good read https://mcmansionhell.com/post/618938984050147328/coronagrifting-a-design-phenomenon
@alissa I just arranged for my swing school's isolation Lindy hop classes on YouTube to get slurped up by Pandora (via SLWA) 😁 Since when has pandora been able to archive YouTube???
i wrote an essay about how we deal with bereavement in fiction (cw for discussion of the death of a spouse): https://inferiorwit.dreamwidth.org/16968.html
Uhhh what the hell is this SRO? https://internship-wagov.bigredsky.com/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=240389 😒
Just overheard a staff member explain how access our join online web page. Ahem:
"Google X Library. Click on the link that says <library URL>. Then look at the 'top tasks' box and click on 'join library', this will send you to the join online form. Fill in form."
As opposed to "go to library.spydus.com. Click register. Fill in form." 🤦🏻♂️
My brief thoughts about applying a harm minimisation approach to GLAM are up https://shaddowland.net/2019/11/20/do-no-harm/
A writer with weird ideas and a polytheism fixation. My alter ego lives in the library working with tech.
For a librarian, business /is/ pleasure.
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