Librarian by Day Bobbi Newman | I'm not that kind of librarian

Archive for August, 2010

Why I Chose Kindle

08.06.2010 · Posted in eBooks

After using my Netbook as an ereader I've discovered I need a dedicated device, I can be easily distracted and its hard to lay on your back and read from the Netbook. I've decided on the Kindle. Here is why. Dedicated device Limited-time promotional free selections - right now I have 44 books, I paid for 4 ...

Transliteracy is Now a LITA Interest Group

08.05.2010 · Posted in Transliteracy

I'm thrilled to announced that there is a Transliteracy Interest Group within the Library & Information Technology Association( LITA) division of the American Library Association (ALA). I think Tom said it best in his announcement: I often joke that I get more accomplished at conferences at the bar after the sessions are over than I do ...

eBooks: Libraries at the Tipping Point – A Virtual Summit

08.04.2010 · Posted in eBooks

If you're interested in the issues surrounding ebooks and libraries take a look at this upcoming virtual summit from Library Journal and School Library Journal.* Early Bird Registration is available until August 13th. ebooks: Libraries at the Tipping Point will bring together public libraries, academic libraries, and school libraries (K-12) in a day-long virtual conference ...

The Problem with Pseudonyms

08.03.2010 · Posted in Librarianship

As I look at the Library Day in the Life Project last week I think of all the things I could reveal if I didn't blog as "me". Things that might help others. Things that might show a better perspective of what I do all day. But because I'm me there are secrets I must ...