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Those weren't the guys with the $500 hammers, were they?

On 12/13/06, Karl Miller <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Mike Richter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:    >Once upon a time, I had clearance to ask what the traffic and >storage numbers were for NSA. Since I never asked, I may
>   >speculate that it would make the LoC's efforts pale in >comparison.
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>   Which reinforces to me that librarians are not trained for dealing with large quantities of digital information. My friday lunch bunch includes a former Pentagon guy who was, for a time, in charge of the parts supply database for NATO. His IT people seemed to have plenty of experience in balancing the filtering, control and navigation of information. I would wonder if any research library can afford  an IT staff on that level.
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>   Karl
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Frank B Strauss, DMD