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

Archive for April, 2011

Now the Real Work Begins

Yesterday while I was traveling and taking some much needed down time away from the internet ALA announced the results for their recent elections. I was pleased see my bid for Councilor-at-Large was successful. Thank you to everyone who voted for me and for all your support. I hope to live up to expectations, I ...

April Reads: Enchantment, Switch and A Game of Thrones. What Are You Reading?

04.27.2011 · Posted in Books - Read This!

Fiction I'm leading with fiction this month because I'm so excited about it on many levels. This weekend I watched the first episode of Game on Thrones on HBO, loved it and immediately went out and downloaded an audio version of the book its based on A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: ...

Top Ten Links 2.16: TED Auditions, LISEvents, Piracy and The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We’re All Going To Miss Almost Everything

04.23.2011 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 4.16.2011 through 4.22.2011.  In no particular order 1. 5 Myths About the 'Information Age' - Great article from the Chronicle of Higher Education, go read it! The book is dead. We have entered the information age. All information is now available online. Libraries are obsolete. ...

Some Questions for Overdrive and Amazon about the Kindle Lending Library – Updated

04.20.2011 · Posted in eBooks

This morning Amazing announced their Kindle Lending Library. Amazon today announced Kindle Library Lending, a new feature launching later this year that will allow Kindle customers to borrow Kindle books from over 11,000 libraries in the United States. Kindle Library Lending will be available for all generations of Kindle devices and free Kindle reading apps. ...