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my clover lawn is doing great

… especially with all this rain we’re getting. I’ll post a photo soon, but in the meantime, read this comic and share my smug.

beCamp is coming up!

This is a repeat of a post I wrote on the beTech Blog
Special note for code4libbers: If you’re anywhere in driving distance of Charlottesville and you like technology, beer, and FUN, please consider yourself invited to beCamp. We’re going to have a pretty healthy code4lib contingent already, so chances are good that you will [...]

Please comment on the Blacklight award nomination

Shameless self-promotion warning!
Blacklight has been nominated[1] for a Mellon Award for Technology Collaboration. You can read the nomination here: http://matc.mellon.org/nominate/university-of-virginia/project-blacklight. I feel a little abashed about some of the language, but I guess no one ever won an award by being modest.
If you think Blacklight is a worthwhile project, would you please go [...]

How not to apply for a job

Update: Image of letter removed. I’m feeling paranoid.
Folks, I kid you not, this was an actual cover letter I just read, applying for a full-time professional librarian position. I don’t feel safe posting it here since you’ll notice in spite of the fact that it has no identifying information about it at all. It isn’t [...]