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On Mar 7, 2015 11:47 AM, "Karen Coyle" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Money is the elephant in the room, and lack thereof may be influenced by computing and the internet, but libraries struggled mightily before that, so it's best not to trot out that old excuse. I mean, go back and read the records of the meetings at the British Museum around 1840 in which Panizzi had to go through hoops to get funding to create anything other than the cheapest, least helpful library catalog for the collection.

1848, and Politics was the Elephant in the room, and by Elephant , I mean Fleas.

To the best of her knowledge, Allyson Carlyle and Thomas Carlyle are unrelated.

Simon

http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Coping+with+catalogues%3A+Thomas+Carlyle+in+the+British+Museum.-a019139596