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Save the Date: "The Past, Present, and Future of Libraries," September 27-29, 2018, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA

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September 27, 2018

Ig Nobel awards announced

Friends:

The fortunate winners of the Ig Nobel prizes were announced today.  The prize winners are selected by the Journal of Improbable Research.  The prizes honor scholarship that makes people laugh and then think.  My favorite winner this year  was the following:

LITERATURE PRIZE [AUSTRALIA, EL SALVADOR, UK] — Thea Blackler, Rafael Gomez, Vesna Popovic and M. Helen Thompson, for documenting that most people who use complicated products do not read the instruction manual.

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