Archive for December, 2012

Interlibrary Loan fun facts

Here’s a fun ILL tidbit:  sometimes, an out-of-state library can supply an item faster than a library in Minnesota. It’s true.  ILL staff populate the automated system with compiled lists of “fastest lenders.”  In fact, any location information from the record you choose is stripped from the request when you submit it.  So just make […]

New Zine Collection

We now have a cataloged collection of zines that can be browsed by title, shelved on the main floor between the newspapers and the browsing collection. Like browsing books, they can be checked out for a month. We decided to create this collection as an example of alternative DIY publishing. Many of the zines were […]