The Richmond Zine Fest is a safer space, which means that it is intended to be a welcoming, engaging and supportive environment free of oppressive actions, behaviors, and language. Participants and attendees are asked to consider how their language and…
We finally have our Safer Spaces Policy in writing! YES!
There is a need for individually-wrapped, unscented pads and tampons at the Richmond City Jail. You can drop off these items at Crenshaw House, 919 West Franklin Street, any time this week, and they will be taken to the people who need them in the jail.
12 YEARS A SLAVE Press Conference | Festival 2013 (by tiff)
Steve McQueen, my favorite curmudgeon, is as brilliant as ever as he discusses his new film and gives the audience (especially the moderator) a much needed history lesson. Alfre Woodard and Chiwetel Ejiofor also drop some gems. 45 minutes well spent!
Ask any archivist — or most anyone for that matter — what the importance of historical materials held by archives is and they will likely tell you that it is so large it is immeasurable, assuming that that is true and flattering. True, yes, to a degree, but definitely not flattering. In fact, that is one of the big problems with archives — that their value or impact is not directly measurable. We try to measure, and, despite the strength of the adverbs we use (very, extremely, critically, etc.), the measurement is soft because it lacks numbers.
By How Do Archives Measure Up - Joshua Ranger http://www.avpreserve.com/blog/how-do-archives-measure-up/ (via missrumphiusproject)
when they do talk to you, refer them to the Dewey Decimal System and then proceed to ignore
tell people to shut up
chill in the A/C on the computer
organize things alone
previous experience cataloging…
this was sarcastic and exaggerated, guys. i was making fun of my own social anxiety, inability to find a job, and the stereotypes of librarians. i know that this is not what librarians do :x
Ahhh okay. I got the exaggeration, but not the sarcasm mainly because I’m frequently approached by people who do think they’ll have limited social interactions and be able to hide in books, basements, boxes if they pursue a profession in libraries. Second reason I missed the sarcasm: because Internet.