• Posts Tagged ‘publishing’

    • On the Internet, with the Exploded Text

      March 9, 2011 | 8 comments

      Looking at print books from a writer’s first-person perspective I wrote a book in 2009 and 2010. It’s getting published this year (2011) sometime. Let me tell you about what it’s like writing a print book for a large trade publisher during the long leisurely sunset of print. It was different from what I thought […]

    • Lead Pipe Debates the Stealth Librarianship Manifesto

      February 23, 2011 | 4 comments

      A few weeks ago John Dupuis, of Confessions of a Science Librarian fame, posted his Stealth Librarianship Manifesto. He begins: This particular edition of the manifesto applies to academic libraries. The principles of stealth librarianship apply to all branches of the profession, each in particular ways. Other manifestos could exist for, say, public or corporate […]

    • Disappearances

      January 12, 2011 | Comments Off on Disappearances

      In the Library with the Lead Pipe welcomes David B. Morris. In between twenty years as a self-employed writer, Morris held professorships at the University of Iowa, at the University of Virginia, and at Stanford University. His wider understanding of books and lives owes much to his wife, Ruth, a technical services librarian and library […]

    • X

      November 10, 2010 | 22 comments

      Thanks to Heather B. of [!!!]Sweet Peas Photography[!!!] on Flickr for this image A Little Background Here at In the Library with the Lead Pipe we’ve had several potential guest authors ask us if we would publish their work under pseudonyms or anonymously. Usually the requests we receive to post anonymously are those that are […]

    • Making Connections: YAAN as a Paper Blog?

      April 14, 2010 | 12 comments

      Brooke Shields is a descendant of Louis XIV; Emmett Smith is seven percent Native American; and Matthew Broderick’s ancestor fought at Gettysburg. We learn these things courtesy of a new television show called “Who Do you think You Are?,” which follows the rich and famous as they trace their family trees. For me, one of […]

    • So you want to write about libraries?

      December 2, 2009 | 6 comments

      In the Library with the Lead Pipe is a little over a year old now. We published our first article on October 8, 2008, and we’ve now published thirty-five in all, along with five group posts. By most measures, we’re still a new publication, but we’ve also been pretty successful. About 2,250 people subscribe to […]

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