Monthly Archives: March 2009

Congratulations to Library Journal’s 2009 Movers & Shakers

Last year I posted a list of Movers & Shakers with a link to their blogs, so I thought why not make it a tradition.  Below are the names linking to the LJ post about them and a link to their blog/wiki/website. While you’re at it check out this map that LJ put together showing […]

What’s the matter with our profession?

It’s a question many of us with an MLS,  and those without, struggle with.  Just take a look at the Library Day in the Life blog entries.  You’ll see a wide, and I mean WIDE, range of variety in how we spend our days, weeks and years and our education levels. Matt Hamilton wrote a […]

23 Things Summit Wrap Up #23smt

Yesterday’s  23 Thing Summit was great and intense (audio, slides, chat and Twitter!)  There were almost 300 attendees (I think). WebJunction and MaintainIT staff did a great job wrangling the presenters and the attendees.  Thank you Brenda, Michael, Jennifer and everyone else! If you couldn’t make it, you can find the slides, audio and chat […]

Technology for Tight Budgets

Times are tight, and likely to get tighter, if you’re looking to save money talk with your IT department. They may have some helpful solutions. Take a look at the University of Missouri’s IT department suggestions – Technology for Tight Budges. Many of these can be used by libraries and other businesses looking to save […]

If I made a commercial for Trader Joes

I found this video on Beth’s Blog and she links to Logic + Emotion which recommends some steps Trader Joes should take in response.  The video is mostly complimentary but points out some negatives too.  What if this video was about a library? What if it was about your library? How would you respond it? […]


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