Christine Murphy wrote:

> It's very strange because they are part of a scottish collection of about 10
> 000 books, none of which can be checked out.  I'm alowed to look at them in
> the room in the basement (with the decorative antique bookcase in the
> corner) but I have to fill a request form so that they can go find it for me
> and they are only open 8:30am to 5:00pm on weekdays and closed weekends.
> And the people down there all seem to be part of a secret society!

Now that I think about it, the archives at St.F.X. are managed in just the same
way. Perhaps they've never heard the old Aesop fable about the dog in the


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