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Holds Ratios

I’ve been lurking on a listserv that’s been discussing holds ratios.  Books still have an inordinate preference.  While I understand that DVDs and other media may have shorter checkouts, if we’ve learned one thing in the last year, it’s that we need … Continue reading

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Librarians' Indulgences

There was an article in the paper this Sunday about a Denver Post librarian who gave up buying books for a year.  I read it, and promptly dismissed it, as I figured the only reason he didn’t use the public … Continue reading

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