The Conceptual Librarian

July 20, 2010

Cataloguing Julie Bishop

Filed under: Uncategorized — conceptlib @ 2:39 pm
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In the tradition of Hitler ranting about anything from St Kilda losing the Grand Final to the World Cup vuvuzela, comes Julie Bishop’s death stare.

Check out these two:

Dewey would be completely at sea with this blending of fact and fiction or fact plus fact into fiction. The satirical Post-Dewey world of anything-goes-so-take-nothing-seriously is accessed by keyword (or tag) searching in an environment where the popular (doesn’t matter if it’s crap) wins out.

The other option is to pay the search gatekeepers to bring your product to the top of the pile. In the library world one hopes impartiality still reigns, however if it’s crap people desire, then in the words of Charlie Robinson “Give ’em what they want!”


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