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Diana King on DVDs for Libraries

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

My friend Diana King, who is a media librarian at University of California-Davis, has an interesting blog post concerning the headscratching that can occur when surveying the prices that libraries must pay for DVDs.


Oscar-inspired miscellanea

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

In case you didn’t hear, the Oscar nominations were announced today. I always like nosing around the documentary and short film category nominations after they’re posted. They’re usually the only films that haven’t been over-hyped.

My award for “Best [and only] nominated film that I’ve never heard of that sounds interesting, which I will now seek out because of its Oscar nomination” goes to…