There are other publishers on the disciplinary fringes, that seem to be focused on their own niche audiences. These usually aren't helpful for a generalist collection like ours
Some are publishing legit, carefully written introductory works on academic topics. My library eagerly buys those.
Some publishers seem to specialize in pretentious sounding stuff; others are quietly doing the real work
It looks like GoodReads is disabling their API:
The context here is that I'm thinking about writing about technologies that you can stick your hands into (metaphorically)
Call for contributions for #Code4Lib2021, a loosely-structured conference for people working at the intersection of libraries/archives/museums/cultural heritage and technology. #GLAM
at one point in my life, I wanted to be a vigilante indexer, who would make indexes for all the unindexed books in the library, and surreptitiously staple them in
especially strange because in my experience it's rare to come across a french language index the first place...
This is a tiny instance.