Starter Kits / Technology

What’s That Tape? Media Carriers 101

On Friday, I had the opportunity to join the Virginia chapter of the Special Libraries Association on a tour of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation. It was a spectacular experience  – now I know what 50 petabytes of data storage capacity look like, what a U-matic reformatting robot looks like, and what severely deteriorated … Continue reading

Reading / Technology

Ever Heard of a Librarian Who Doesn’t Read? – OR – What I’ve Learned in Library School So Far.

{This is one of the first posts I wrote about my experiences in Library School, and it spawned a great series of guest posts over at my blog. This was kind of the impetus that began the hacklibschool seedling in my mind. Enjoy!} I know. This is like the worst confession of all time. In … Continue reading