1. (Source: myarmisnotalilactree)

  2. Harvard scientists confirm Arsène Houssaye book is bound in human skin →

  3. Resignations threat over Taylor & Francis ‘censorship’ →

    thepinakes:

    The editorial board of the journal Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation went head-to-head with publisher Taylor and Francis over a contentious article that the publisher demanded to censor.

    The article in question is now available to read open-access.

  4. drujohnston:

    theweekmagazine:

    John Oliver explains why net neutrality is really important, as only John Oliver can

    Maybe John Oliver has found his post–Daily Show niche: Explaining boring or uncomfortable subjects in a way that makes sense and makes you laugh. 

    This is so fucking good.

  5. explore-blog:

The chemistry of what causes new and old book smells

    explore-blog:

    The chemistry of what causes new and old book smells

  6. owls-love-tea:

    Crystalized books by Alexis Arnold

    (Source: arpeggia)

  7. Changing the conversation about the roles of librarians and the function of libraries should coincide with improving librarian image and status to dissolve lingering public assumptions of who librarians are and what librarians do.
    […]
    [N]o matter one’s ideology regarding librarian image and how
    one situates oneself within it, by being engaged in information professions (and one might argue, in humanity), we are inherently entangled in the issues of presentation and representation.

    — 

    “The Librarian Stereotype” Sneak Preview

    Weeeee.

    (via thelifeguardlibrarian)

  8. thelifeguardlibrarian:

Memorial Day Weekend inspiration, courtesy of the late, great Celeste West. Have a fun one, friends.

    thelifeguardlibrarian:

    Memorial Day Weekend inspiration, courtesy of the late, great Celeste West. Have a fun one, friends.

  9. 
Illustration by Al Moore, 1949

    Illustration by Al Moore, 1949

    (Source: vintagegal)

  10. plasticbagvevo:

    image

    Can I work in this library?