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About meI'm a nerdy librarian. Well, actually, I'm a genealogy librarian and local historian by profession, but I also spend a lot of time working on metadata, cataloging, and holdings maintenance. I work a lot with microfilm; no matter how you feel about film, you have to admit, it keeps things interesting.

When I'm not being a librarian (who am I kidding, I'm never not being a librarian), I'm being nerdy about grammar, punctuation, personal finance, and linguistics.

I also read books.

About my libraryThis is my Books I've Read account, as opposed to my other account, braeburn, which is strictly for books I own. It's probably overkill, but it works for me.

I have a custom classification system which is explained in excruciating detail here. (Except I don't find it excruciating because I'm a cataloging and taxonomy nerd.)

Groups2013 Category Challenge, 2014 Category Challenge, 2015 Category Challenge, 2016 Category Challenge, A Group Thank You, Board for Extreme Thing Advances, Genealogy@LT, History: On learning from and writing history, Librarians who LibraryThing, Tattered but still lovelyshow all groups

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, T. S. Eliot, Anne Fadiman, Jasper Fforde, M.F.K. Fisher, Elizabeth Goudge, Michael Innes, Diana Wynne Jones, Laurie R. King, C. S. Lewis, L. M. Montgomery, Rachel Peden, Dorothy L. Sayers, J. R. R. Tolkien, Connie Willis, Patricia C. Wrede (Shared favorites)

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LocationIndiana, USA

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMay 21, 2006

Currently readingQuick and Easy Indian Cooking by Madhur Jaffrey
Cinderella by Amy Ehrlich
Unseduced and Unshaken: The Place of Dignity in a Young Woman's Choices by Rosalie de Rosset

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