…even though it’s graffiti.
Reblogged from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Main Zine Collection: Here’s a list of the zines we added today. To view our collection in its entirety, visit http://www.librarything.com/catalog/clpzines . Deafula #1 – Kerri “Issue one is an introduction to how I lost my hearing, where I fit in on the deafness spectrum and in the Deaf … Continue reading
Almost all* librarians and archivists know how to operate a scanner. Scanners have been around for over twenty years now–and it’s no excuse for me. Somehow, I have not gotten nuanced skills (or patience) with tweaking images in Photoshop. How do I take out those unattractive shadows cast in the gutters of a book? Rip … Continue reading
…I predict that we’ll see an uptick in “Franken- prefixes” because of Frankenstorm and it’s around Halloween? Anyhow, I wanted to learn more about how the term Frankenstorm got coined–who coined it? What gave rise to its name? Was this going to be a monster of a storm or was it going to be a … Continue reading
I’m creating my own bundle of joy: A links page all with shortened URLs thanks to the work of Bit.ly. Bit.ly has been around for a while, but it’s genius. Pure genius. Remember the days of the early Internet when we had to cut and paste URL that we didn’t know would fit in an … Continue reading
If a book exists, people should be able to read it. It sounds so simple, but we’ve seen instances where it’s frowned upon to get a hold of any book that is deemed as inappropriate. Especially books that are banned in elementary schools for being a little too forward or a little too magical (think … Continue reading
Welcome to The McCarthy Archive. This blog and site is my portfolio of all my professional and creative work. 0. ePortfolio: On this site, you will find a password protected professional blog of my work in the library, archive and information science field. Some of the files are public, however most of the works of … Continue reading