Is it Y’All or Y’all when it’s in a title?
Here’s an assortment, collection, arrangement of links for you.
The New Hampshire ILL service is under scrutiny because one state rep feels 1 van should be perfectly adequate to deliver materials to every library in the state in a timely manner.
Rep Targets Federal Interlibrary Grant — Unfortunately you have to register on the Concord Monitor site to read this.
Library Loan Program is Working Well — Ditto, since it’s the same site as the link above.
Statewide Interlibrary Lending System in Jeopardy
The Rage to Defund Libraries Goes Off the Deep End — This is from the Annoyed Librarian blog.
Later I’ll do a post about how librarians feel the need to defend the profession as a profession. But here’s a good listing of what people who work in libraries do and why volunteers are not a good substitute!
What Do Public Librarians and Library Staff Do? — A few of the items are UK-specific, but most are universal.
We throw books out. It’s horrible. But that’s after we’ve seen that Better World Books doesn’t want them. And I can’t be too sad if we’re trashing 10 copies of the latest Patterson. I am more sad when it’s children’s books! They could be useful for crafts projects, right?! Alas, I can’t save them all. And have so far resisted saving any. I don’t have the space at home. All of which leads up to this link: