Robert Darnton, Harvard’s library director, recently wrote an article for the The New York Review of Books entitled, The Library in the New Age. In it he talks of the importance of physical books in a research library and how digital libraries, although good resources, are not reliable. In particular, he discusses the drawbacks of [...]
Retrobackblah?Hello. I am Renee C. Bartley, an archivist, records manager, and library scientist living in Portland, Oregon. I enjoy comic books, nonfiction, my cat Bawbwa, and prefer the British invasion to the zombie one.
'Retrobacklore' came about when I misheard the word 'retropactum', which came about when Mikey misheard the word 'retrospective'. I liked the way it sounded and wanted something to bear its name. The end.
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