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Friday, April 09, 2004
  The New York Times: Looking It Up, No Keyboard Required
By MICHELLE SLATALLA 4/8/04
"WHEN I became a parent, I didn't realize my duties would include being a walking, talking reference book. "
Thank you Ms. Slatalla for understanding the importance of print reference books in serendipitous finds and alphabetization. One good thing hinted at in the article but not explicitly stated is that the kid's first answer is to "look it up." Curiosity, willingness to learn, understanding of how to find answers....
 
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This is my blog on library and information science. I'm into Sci/Tech libraries, special libraries, personal information management, sci/tech scholarly comms.... My name is Christina Pikas and I'm a librarian in a physics, astronomy, math, computer science, and engineering library. I'm also a doctoral student at Maryland. Any opinions expressed here are strictly my own and do not necessarily reflect those of my employer or CLIS. You may reach me via e-mail at cpikas {at} gmail {dot} com.

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