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Planet Code4Lib in a snapshot

Inspired by the Inquiring Librarian, I just used Wordle to create a “tagcloud” of the current [Planet Code4Lib]() feed. What kills me is the tiny little “Library” in the lower left-hand corner. <a href=”http://wordle.net/gallery/wrdl/55861/Planet_Code4lib” title=”Wordle: Planet Code4lib”><img alt=”” src=”http://wordle.net/thumb/wrdl/55861/Planet_Code4lib” style=”padding:4px;border:1px solid #ddd” />

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Psst. We’re not printing cards anymore

[From a series I’m calling, “Things About The Library I Think Are Stoooopid”, part one of about a zillion.] I’m going to wallow in a little bit of hyperbole here, but only a little. The problem Suppose, just for a moment, that you’re a computer programmer working anytime in the last twenty years, and someone wants you to set up a data structure to deal with a timeless issue — how to keep track of who’s on which committees in a library. If you’re a computer person Easy enough. First off, what’s a committee? Committee Committee name (string) Committee inception…

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