At the Libraries: Is MLIS the Worst Master's Degree?

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Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment!
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Forbes hit the MLIS (post, current, and pre) a serious blow last week by declaring that degree the worst right now. Yikes! The reddit crowd is discussing the article, and there are some sad people out there. Stay strong, guys!
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I know it's a long shot, but anyone live in Singapore? The libraries there have taken book suggestion online!
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We see a lot of amazing book sculpture on this blog, but this art really stands out, because it uses the book's own illustrations. So cool!

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Here's a different way to make art from words: to literally make art from words. Check out all the famous faces.
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I get why they are doing it, but I don't know, Toronto, these new library fines seem a little harsh to me. What say you?
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I kind of don't understand how this piece of furniture works, but maybe you can explain it to me? It's a hanging book rack!
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Such a wonderful idea: What would Emily Dickinson (and other famous authors) text drunkenly? So funny!
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The Simpsons has had quite the plethora of literary guests over the years -- here are the ten best quotes (so far)!
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Who doesn't love a good book burning party? (Guys, I am kidding. I do not love a book burning party!)
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You can't judge a book by its cover, but these are some seriously, seriously bad covers. Also, very weird. The titles don't help much, either.
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Thanks for reading this week and, as always, email me with all your great library and literary news, and I'll include it next time. See you guys next week!

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