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2008-06-20 03:00:08

By Anonymous SLA 2008 attendees can get more information on chemistry and information science at several classes and workshops. Here are several: CHEMISTRY FOR THE NON-CHEMIST LIBRARIAN Saturday, 14 June, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Information scientists with responsibilities for providing chemistry reference services should understand the structure and language of chemistry. This ticketed course ($299 for SLA members, $149 for student members) takes a hands-on approach to introduce learners to...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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