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

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To Be or Not To Be? #Libday9

07.11.2012 · Posted in A Day in the Life of a Librarian

I'm gearing up to announce Library Day in the Life Round 9 and I have run into a couple of issues. While I was struggling with them a larger issue occurs to me - should there even be a libday9? So I'm bringing it to the masses. Here are my questions for you 1. Should ...

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 ...