Author Archive for Bobbi Newman

I'm not that kind of librarian

Who do you help first?

I presented this scenario to groups of librarians all over Minnesota in April You’re sitting at the reference desk and as someone approaches the desk the phone begins to ring and an instant messaging window pops open, who do you…

My Problem with LinkedIn

and online reputations in general. I have a profile on LinkedIn (as I do on many social websites) because many people and blogs I think highly of have recommended it.  Now I’ll be the first to admit I’m probably not using…

Welcome!

If you’re here you’ve followed the links and I know I’ve moved the blog. You can update your feeds here. I’ve been toying with moving for awhile now and as I’m already moving across the country to a new job…

The Library is…

For National Library Week we asked patrons what the library is to them. These are some of the responses so far, they go all around the pillar. I also took individual pictures of them, go look at them, they’re awesome!…