2. THE 10,000-YEAR LIBRARY
As previously announced, all SUL/AIR staff members are
invited to a public debate on Sunday, July 2 from 1:30 to
3:00 p.m. in the Hewlett-Packard Auditorium, Gates Computer
Science Building, 353 Serra Street on the Stanford campus.
Cutting-edge informationists and futurists will engage in an
open discussion regarding what information civilization needs
to keep, and how best to keep it.
This event caps a two-day invitational symposium on "The
10,000-Year Library" organized by The Long Now Foundation and
Stanford University Libraries. During the symposium, two
dozen distinguished technologists, anthropologists,
scientists, librarians, and authors, including the Long Now
Foundation board, will have grappled with issues relating to
the permanence of information and the responsibility for its
Following -- and informed by -- the public briefing, Long Now
will publish the recommendations, findings, and discussions
of this extraordinary meeting of minds.
The Long Now Foundation, established in 1996, seeks to
promote slower/better thinking and to focus our collective
creativity on the next 10,000 years. For more information
about the Long Now Foundation: www.longnow.org
The conference is sponsored by the Lazy Eight Foundation, a
non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to promoting
research and development in the sciences and education.
3. TITLES TO MAKE YOU SMILE: A GRAB BAG (PART 14)
These titles reflect the compiler's notions of the humorous,
wry, ironic or unusual, and should not be construed as
reflecting any other opinion or judgment, nor the editorial
opinion of SUL/AIR News.
Accelerated grimace; expressionism in the American drama of
the 1920s / Mardi Valgemae. With a pref. by Harry T. Moore.
-- Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press 
ADB1419 / PS351 .V25 / Green Library.
Oops and doons, and sayin's and doin's ov Timothy
Goorkrodger, his aud deeame and darter Meary, a' whoame and
abroad / F. M. Fetherston. -- 4th ed., rev. and improved. --
Huddersfield, Yorkshire : F.M. Fetherston, [18--] AQJ4379 /
PR4699 .F443 O6 1800Z / Green Library.
An outline of intellectual rubbish ; a hilarious catalogue of
organized and individual stupidity / Bertrand Russell. --
Girard, Kan. : Haldeman-Julius publications  AKE1552 /
AZ999 .R8 / Green Library.
Reflexions upon ridicule; or, What it is that makes a man
ridiculous; and the means to avoid it. Wherein are
represented the different manners and characters of persons
of the present age. Of unpoliteness. Indiscretion.
Affectation. Foolish vanity. The bad taste. Imposture. The
morose humour. Impertinence. Of prejudice. Interest.
Sufficiency. Absurdities. Caprice. Falst delicacy. Decorum /
M. l'abbé de Bellegarde. -- London, Printed for T. Newborough
and B. Tooke, 1706.AME9192/ 820.8 .B582 V.12 / Special
Some really ugly clothes. -- [United States?] : Skeptical
Press  a3362641 / Z239 .S555 S66 1996 T / Special