All entries for Tuesday 17 February 2009
February 17, 2009
Writing about web page http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/feb/14/google-books-robert-darnton
See Guardian article linked above.
Brilliant quote from it:
"One of my colleagues is a quiet, diminutive lady, who might call up the notion of Marion the Librarian. When she meets people at parties and identifies herself, they sometimes say condescendingly, "A librarian, how nice. Tell me, what is it like to be a librarian?" She replies, "Essentially, it is all about money and power." "