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

Archive for June, 2012

Libraries Are Powerful Partners

06.28.2012 · Posted in Digital Divide

Now start acting like it. I spent much of the last two weeks dealing with the issue of libraries and digital literacy. There were a great many meetings and conversations and discussions. Too many to blog and some off the record. I also spent most of the last week at the Annual ALA conference in Anaheim ...

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (and the Interesting) of Libraries and eBooks – Pew’s Latest Report

06.22.2012 · Posted in Digital Services, eBooks

This morning at 12:01 am Pew released their new report on the role of libraries in the digital age – title Libraries, patrons and ebooks. You can read the full report here and I encourage you to do so, there is a great deal of good data there. I've pulled out some data that I ...

I am Honored to be Included in the 2012 Salem Press Blog Awards – Thank you!

06.19.2012 · Posted in Awards and Accolades, Chit Chat

This morning Salem Press announced the winners of their 2012 Blog Awards. When I saw the announcement for nominees a couple of weeks ago I was honored and humbled to be included along side this year’s fellow nominees for public library blogs which included - RA for All, David Lee King, Richard Kong, and Agnostic, Maybe. Because of such fine company ...