[PW] question about a quote

Kevin O'Kelly rkokelly at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 17:55:28 PDT 2015


I have also been disappointed by Google Books so often it never occurred to
me I would find just what I needed there.

On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 7:01 PM, John Cowan <cowan at mercury.ccil.org> wrote:

> Kevin O'Kelly scripsit:
>
> > Good Lord. It never occurred to me that Morris himself would have
> explained
> > it or that it would be so easy to find.
>
> Librarians, in my experience of them on Wombat, are ultra-cautious about
> the (ab)use of primary sources.  They rarely "like" answers to patron
> questions like "When did X write Y?" of the form "Send X an email", and
> even "See X's website" can seem too subjective.  Or something.
>
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