Friday, April 07, 2017

Arts Journal articles

The (Surprisingly Complicated) History Of Catalog Cards At The Library Of Congress

“Librarians spent decades figuring out how to best organize its constantly growing collections, which would render systems dated as their contents reflected new industries, and thus required new vocabularies. Heads butt over how to organize the stacks; casual rivalries even arose between librarians who had different visions.”

The Believer, Acclaimed And Offbeat Magazine, Is Moving To Vegas

The five-time National Magazine Award finalist, which has had contributors ranging from Nick Hornby to Anne Carlson to Lemony Snicket Daniel Handler, had been published by McSweeney’s since it was founded in 2003. The title has been purchased by the Black Mountain Institute at The University of Nevada, Las Vegas and will be edited by the Institute’s executive director, Joshua Wolf Shenk.

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