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Hiatus

A digest of this blog is distributed to registered readers each Monday morning. This week, only this entry will be
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Presenting ....

Although I give quite a few presentations, I don’t really present enough for them to become ends in themselves.
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A spectacle

I have been wearing glasses for thirty years or so. I ordered a new pair yesterday, and when I got
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Aura
Books

Aura

Walter Benjamin's idea of 'aura' is very relevant to library discussions of digitization, artifactuality, provenance.
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The Reader and the Law

Eddi Reader is a Scottish singer, formerly of Fairground Attraction. I was aware of Fairground Attraction but really only began
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Reading and writing ...

We have produced or been involved in a variety of reports recently. I thought it would be interesting to do
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Being foreign
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Being foreign

The emotional relationship of the long-term foreigner to both their adopted and original homes changes over time.
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Rachel

Andy Powell rang me a few days ago to tell me that our friend and former UKOLN colleague, Rachel Heery,
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Institutions

Earth works

One of the most interesting things we have seen while in the US is the Serpent Mound in southern Ohio,
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