Monthly Archives: January 2013

Updates from RIS, Meeting Minutes for January

  December and January have been a busy time for RIS. With special thanks to Dave Beagle and Robert Sebek, we are debuting a new Library Chat service, LibAnswers. It is more flexible and enables more RIS personnel to be available for subject specific chats. Heather Moorefield-Lang has gently pushed RIS into the age of […] Continue reading

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Sweet (and Sour) Drinks and the “Sweet Science”

After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction … Continue reading

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Veggie Goodness, Part II: On Vegetarian Loaves and Alternatives to Fishes

“Do not regard cooking from a standpoint of taste only. Endeavor to use the various food materials to the best possible advantage–carefully preserving their nourishing qualities and maintaining their true value.” This week, we’re featuring the Vegetarian Cook Book published by the City of David in 1934. Full of vegetable, egg, cheese, and meat substitute […] Continue reading

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Post Weekend Link Round-Up!

Like the aftermath of most weekends, Monday morning finds me a with a backlog of RSS feeds in need of reading. There’s also my usual batch of links shared by friends and coworkers with some  variation of “I thought you’d appreciate this” message. I’m very grateful, since without my spies everywhere, I might miss something […] Continue reading

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Veggie Goodness, Part I

“Animals are my friends…and I don’t eat my friends.” -George Bernard Shaw This week’s post is the first in an at least two-part series of vegetarian cookbooks. The two we’ll look at this week and next are associated with philosophical and a religious organization, respectively. First up, it’s the Vegetarian Cook Book, published by the Los […] Continue reading

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