Thursday, January 20, 2011

Reponsib*, Responib* (for Responsib*)

There are a great many professionals out there nowadays collectively concerned with "social responsibility": physicians, business owners, educators, computer professionals, psychologists, behaviorists, architects, and so on. The American Library Association established the Social Responsibilities Round Table in 1969—and with lots of input from Sandy Berman and other likeminded librarians, SRRT is still going strong today. Catalogers are also responsible for 41 instances of Reponsib* in OhioLINK, seven of Responib*, and two of Responisb*. Think globally, act locally, and correct as many of these typos today as you can find.

(Sunil Aggarwal, past president of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, speaking at Seattle Hempfest, 2007, from Wikimedia Commons.)

Carol Reid

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