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Libraries and librarians and library topics.

Daniel Messer

Gotham Knights

Barbara Gordon's glasses.

If I could use anything right now, I could use some happy news. Things are depressing, the world is on fire, there's a facist in the White House, and I need some escapism. So I pulled up the trailers for some upcoming games, and found…

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Daniel Messer

8 Bit Brit Looking at Brit Lit

An Atari joystick

Tired: Microsoft Flight Simulator Wired: Euro Truck Simulator Inspired: British Library Simulator Spend a relaxing time at the British Library, lovingly recreated in 8-bit style graphics using an open source game engine. You'll marvel at a style of gaming you haven't seen since the Atari…

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Daniel Messer

There's Gotta Be Someone Better

A lonely girl hugs her book in a bookstore as other books fly around her like birds.

I browse Reddit, just like several other hundred million people per month will drop in on the site. And by "browse Reddit" I mean I grabbed all the RSS feeds for the subreddits I really¬†want to see, shoved those into my RSS aggregator (currently NetNewsWire),…

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Daniel Messer

Miskatonic Public Library Cards

Cthulhu

Don't wanna read my drivel? Just go straight to the app. Sometimes, a project just lands in my lap. I'm a systems librarian, but I'm also an instructor. So part of my job means designing, teaching, and delivering classes and coursework on subjects ranging from…

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