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2008-09-25 03:00:16

By Abram, Stephen Our reputation will play out in the social Web space as much as anywhere else. We need to get good at this. I made an offhand comment a few weeks ago and it appeared to start an entire conversation on the Web, blogs and even Library Journal! All I said was something like: "Librarians cannot afford to be anonymous and generic. ... We need to state that we're pretty good more often. We want to be treated as professionals and far too many of us seem to hide under the cloak of...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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