July 2011

New to the Internet

 We do our best to make our collections as easy to find and use as possible, and although you can only find some things here at the library through card catalogs in our reading room, we're trying to get as much information online as we can.


“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.” Gertrude Stein

I know I've written of Facebook scams before and the simple method of Googling some unusual link a friend posted before clicking on it.


Sugarloaf and Small Pox

Here's an item from our upcoming exhibition* (opening on the 21st) on the early days of the book trade


“A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.” J.R.R. Tolkien

So you’ve misplaced your thumbdrive for the billionth time and you don’t have time to wait for a CD to burn but you need to transport some files.