The Lost Art of Library Card Catalogues

Editor’s note: The book is available via Amazon, among other sources…


Men working at linotype machines in the Card Division Printing Office of the Library of Congress (c. 1900-1920), from The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures by the Library of Congress, published by Chronicle Books 2017 (all images courtesy the Library of Congress)

Men working at linotype machines in the Card Division Printing Office of the Library of Congress (c. 1900-1920), from The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures by the Library of Congress, published by Chronicle Books 2017 (all images courtesy the Library of Congress)

Supply catalog from the Library Bureau (1897-1920), from The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures by the Library of Congress, published by Chronicle Books 2017

Supply catalog from the Library Bureau (1897-1920), from The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures by the Library of Congress, published by Chronicle Books 2017

The art of writing card catalogue entries may be dying, but they still tell us a lot about our data past.

Source: The Lost Art of Library Card Catalogues

Bernie Wrightson, co-creator of Swamp Thing, elevated the art of horror in comics – The Washington Post

RIP, Bernie.. always thought you were under appreciated.. I worked on the Wes Craven film version of “Swamp Thing” in the 1980s, in and around Charleston, SC.. it was a great film project for me, meeting Wes and John Carpenter (who visited then-wife Adrienne Barbeau on set).. I was just a production assistant, listed on IMDB.. RIP, Bernie.. your character creation was grand indeed…


(Signet) cover

(Signet)

(Dark Horse Books) cover

(Dark Horse Books)

Bernie Wrightson, who co-created the Swamp Thing, was one of his generation’s greatest masters of horror illustration and comics.

Source: Bernie Wrightson, co-creator of Swamp Thing, elevated the art of horror in comics – The Washington Post

Unlikely hero Luke Maye sends UNC men’s basketball to Final Four with buzzer beater :: The Daily Tar Heel

Photo by Alex Kormann / The Daily Tar Heel

Photo by Alex Kormann / The Daily Tar Heel

Rewind back to that moment: How, in the midst of a funnel of navy blue shirts and with an entire orchestra of boos serenading the North Carolina men’s basketball team, the most unlikely of players found himself with the ball.

#CoolHandLuke

Source: Unlikely hero Luke Maye sends UNC men’s basketball to Final Four with buzzer beater :: The Daily Tar Heel

The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination – Harvard Business Review – Pocket

I often procrastinate; it’s been a lifelong habit, learned behavior.. stumbled upon this article, and it’s worth a read, don’t put off reading it 🙂


A recent early morning hike in Malibu, California, led me to a beach, where I sat on a rock and watched surfers.

Source: The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination – Harvard Business Review – Pocket