better than sliced bread

Email received today:

From: University of Alabama ILL office

Subject: Your requested Interlibrary Loan material has been mailed

Body:  Dear Katherine Popadin (DE),  A loan that you had requested:  Title: An annotated bibliography on hand knitting with an historical introduction.  Author: Gifford, Virginia Snodgrass.  has been received and per your instructions regarding delivery is now in transit to you at the following address …

This is beyond the usual ILL magic.  This (self-published book), according to WorldCat, is owned by five libraries in the U.S.  (Oh, and UA is not one of them).  And it’s in the mail to me!

Why?  Well, I have to design and develop a Web site for a final project for my Intermediate Web Development class through Mizzou.  I’m going to create a knitting pathfinder.  :)