I just petitioned the Library of Congress to add a reference to Moloka'i. Right now if you look up the island, using the indigenous spelling, you get zero results.
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Sandy Berman asked me to post his essay Omissions and Distortions Abound in Libraries, Too, which I am glad to do!
Here's a bad OCR from Sandy's typewritten copy, just to give you a sense of what it's about (I'll edit it later if I get a minute):
OMISSIONS . AND DISTORTIONS ABOUND. IN LIBRARIES., TOO
I asked the Library of Congress to add a reference to Digital art to its Computer art subject heading.