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Joe

I work at the Colorado School of Mines Arthur Lakes Library.

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I got this email from libraryworks, and it is just, so. ummm, white and sexist of the two professions illustrated? Is it just me? Is it bad enough to complain, or should I just unsubscribe.

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It's... very stereotyped. THey're more likely to listen to you than me... I'd say go for it

 ‎· hedgielib 7
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That's not just you. It's rather exacerbated because they {had to / chose to} represent more abstract technical problems with "Oh no gates fall over!" so it looks like the two women can't figure out how to use a screwdriver without the manly help of Mr Square Chin. But also literally every other aspect of their appearances is Highly Stereotyped. Go ahead and complain (they're more likely to listen to you than if a woman does) though if the only contact email you have is "kathleen@" then probably phrase it as a "can you pass on to your marketing folk".

 ‎· Deborah Fitchett 5
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Please give 'em hell, Joe.

 ‎· LibSkrat 9
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I gave 'em H E double hockey sticks.

 ‎· Joe 7
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This is a faint reference to the text in this image, but I am guessing this is from either the Onion or some other source that is not reputable. (I got this from another librarian at the FB.)

 ‎·  zimmer.jpg ‎· Joe 1
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Good news. I did not get Covid from visiting my mom 8 days ago, and she is reported to be doing just fine.

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Is it possible to get cheese poisoning from eating uncooked cheese?

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I mean, it might have picked up a bad mold or something?

 ‎· LibSkrat
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The pizza box said it needed to be cooked to 165 degrees F. I did not measure the cooked temperature.

 ‎· Joe
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are you ok, Joe??

 ‎· StephAnie Wear A Mask 2
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"Linked Member, do you want to achieve the extraordinary?"

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There was no place for me to click a No button.

 ‎· Joe 4
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No more copyright Mokum to the correct year.

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For anyone who has heard of the Colorado wildfires, my wife and I are ok. We live about 15 miles south of the fire area.

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I’m so glad that you’re okay; thanks for the update and I’m so sorry to hear about the fires!

 ‎· Galadriel
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oh my gosh. glad you're ok, Joe.

 ‎· StephAnie Wear A Mask
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Thank you for the update. I was thinking about you when I heard this on the news.

 ‎· The Common Masked Jill
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Thank you for letting us know!

 ‎· hedgielib 1
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So glad to hear

 ‎· MoTO Babycakes 1
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Introduced our music student to Hee-Haw and the Lawrence Welk show. He liked the accordion music.

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Where, oh where, are you tonight? Why did you leave me here on my own?

 ‎· Kirsten 2
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I searched the world over and thought I found true love... you found another and <raspberry sound> I was gone!

 ‎· Christina Pikas 3
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Local station interviewing a Lieutenant General from Norad about noradsanta.org. Need to track that foreign craft flying through airspace. Serious questions about cookies. Official NORAD Santa Tracker https://www.noradsanta.org

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Had to get some presents from the Mines Museum of Earth Science. Here are some fluorescent minerals!

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shiny!

 ‎· LibSkrat 1
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Are we going to not discuss the mineral on the top shelf

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@orgmonkey: yes, common rock salt, what about it?

 ‎· tentacle fairy godfather 8
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Judging by museum name it reads like fellow coloradian here

 ‎· vvlad
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Thanks Orgmonkey. I thought no one was going to mention the big green blob on the right.

 ‎· Joe 4
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Guys! I am going to be rich! My wife saw that I have unclaimed property with the State of Colorado.

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Yeah, good luck. I have unclaimed property with NC but they won't disgorge because my name has changed.

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Thinking of @Micah 's post https://mokum.place/micah/2885949, I saw this yesterday. RT @mariana057: “Sing it with me 🎶🎶🎶🎶” https://twitter.com/mariana057/status/1473113970198384644 Too bad the person didn't use this image https://www.pinterest.com/pin/231653974553931882/

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I went to a memorial service over the weekend for a 60 year old acquaintance/friend who passed away unexpectedly. Now, I am thinking about what songs I would like to have played at my memorial service. (I am not planning on dying anytime soon.) I also learned a lot about the book, Tacky the Penguin. I had not heard of that book before. Now I have to get my hands on it. https://jeffcolibrary.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S132C1135219

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<3

 ‎· Galadriel 1
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To make the connection between the disjointed topics above, the dad who passed away read that book to his kids, and it was one of his favorites to read.

 ‎· Joe 3
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This monkey bites child on Halloween night incident is just crazy. The woman who owns the monkey needs to get some writing and grammar lessons. https://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/32788408/texas-assistant-football-coach-jeff-banks-girlfriend-sued-monkey-allegedly-bites-child

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That is wild

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I thought every combination of vaccination status fracas had already played out in our timeline, but I was wrong.

 ‎· Micah
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Hey, if any of you have a garage door opener, don't use LED lights (unless you get a specific Genie brand made for many garage doors). Get a standard incandescent or maybe a CFL bulb. We recently learned that LED lights can block or interfere with the remote signal when the light is on. It was confounding us, until I found a similar video, and it worked for us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07P8JnvmHaw How LED Lights Can Cause Problems With Your Garage Door Opener

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Huh. TIL. Thank you.

 ‎· LibSkrat
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Interesting! My garage door stopped working ages ago. (The garage is going to blow over in a strong wind one of these days, or such is my hope—though preferably without wrecking my bike.)

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Uploading around 200 Gigabytes of the entire Mines Repository (zipped up as a .tar.gz) to our new hosted site company so that they can take the contents to make our new repository -- as one does. This is only going to take less than 2 hours to transfer the 200 or so gigs.

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Moving platforms, hosting companies, or both?

 ‎· LibSkrat
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We are a DSpace place. We had been at colostate.edu (CSU) as part of a consortia Mountain Scholar on version 6.x, but they disbanded the consortial project, and told all of the schools to find some other place. It took our requisitions unit months to agree to terms with the company we wanted -- Atmire. But, we are moving to a DSpace that is on 5.7 I think. The whole process has not been fun for no fault of Atmire.

 ‎· Joe 1
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Somebody who is not me should do some research on consortial repositories. Y'all's is hardly the first to go south. I'd be HAPPY to be interviewed for it.

 ‎· LibSkrat 1
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Arm is a little sore. Been boosted. I'd tell the fam on FB, but I am taking an FB break, thanks to Galadriel. Did I spell that right? Looks like I did. @gchilton

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Take it easy this weekend.

 ‎· LibSkrat 2
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Spouse was fine until 24 hours post-vaccine, then fell into a headachy funk. I hope you don't have that fate, Joe.

 ‎· StephAnie Wear A Mask 3
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Here’s to being boosted, and yes, that’s spelled right :-)

 ‎· Galadriel 2
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Doing ok after about 44 hours.

 ‎· Joe 3
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Then you're prolly all good.

 ‎· LibSkrat 1
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Yay, Colorado School of Mines. Not good press. https://www.denverpost.com/2021/11/09/colorado-school-mines-football-coach-hijacks-lecture/

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*eyeroll*

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New marketing technique -- Vendor tells me as if I am a researcher -- "P.S. Don't want to pay? Think it's too expensive? Ask your institution to purchase a license and cc us and we will extend your trial by a whole year!"

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scite.ai

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oh just ASK

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I have the feeling Hedgie may already know about this, but others might also want to attend. -- Please join the RUSA Managing Emerging Technology Committee for this free webinar! Data Dilemma: Libraries and Patron Privacy https://ala-events.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEud--upjktHNZmG7Rv6cbsmpGMX6G2xblt Libraries have access to more user data than ever before. Data collection can help libraries meet the information needs of their patrons, but many librarians are considering the ethics of their data collection practices. In this free moderated webinar, two presenters will address privacy concerns related to libraries. Amanda Ferrante from EBSCO and Pam Sessoms from LibraryH3lp will discuss their approaches to data privacy, including the type of data they collect and how they protect it, as well as what data is available to libraries that use their resources.

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Nevermind, this happened in the past. I am looking at old email.

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PAM!!!!

 ‎· StephAnie Wear A Mask
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Had a good number of kids tonight, but a little less than pre-pandemic. Almost made it through that Walmart $10 bag. Glad we don't have too much left.

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I wager $5 that Facebook gets renamed to FriendFeed. They already own the rights to that name.

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Dear *|First Name|*,

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Delete.

 ‎· Joe 4
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This was a spam email I got. It is almost like poetry. -- thou today nicely ? I very gladness if it's so! My name Samira lilt lass give birth to Azer my age 30 . think to us result familiarity begin communion. write to me Now then! wait!

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I wish you could see the line breaks; it would make more sense.

 ‎· Joe 3
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Great. GA is trying to change the definition of tenure. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/13/us/georgia-university-system-tenure.html

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As a Sconnie, allow me to apologize. We started this bullshit.

 ‎· LibSkrat
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If Illinois gets another Repub gov we'll be racing towards this no doubt.

 ‎· hedgielib
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:(

 ‎· Stephen Francoeur
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And since the BOR approved it yesterday, I came in this morning to invites for an upcoming town hall from the provost's office on this topic as well as a chair's virtual lunchtime event about it as well. It doesn't affect me as non TT, but I still want to hear what they say about it.

 ‎· ellbeecee 1
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(story written by a recent MA grad from MPOW)

 ‎· StephAnie Wear A Mask 1
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You know, you really don't have to send out an email for every god damned blog post that you write. Unsubscribe.

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But JOE...how else will you possibly know that I am BRILLIANT and HAVE WORDS

 ‎· hedgielib 5
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Rsssssssssssssssssssssss.

 ‎· Joe 2
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BUT SUBSTACK

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