On Oct 30, 2010, at 10:50 AM, Peter Schlumpf wrote: > And you are correct in pointing out that the natural response of librarians > to a problem is to seek consensus in a self-absorbed way. Form committees > and all that nonsense which never goes anywhere. They are happy enough going > around in circles, like the Nowhere Man making all his nowhere plans for > nobody.
The above certainly does seem to jive with my experience. Going around in circles. Endless consensus. Librarianship could use a bit more democracy and/or science to their (our) method. At the same time I agree that "E V E R Y T H I N G ! ! !" is wrong with the profession creating our own language. -- EL Morgano