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January 2011 – Here’s What I’m Reading, Plus a Few Old Favorites. What Are You Reading?

01.22.2011 · Posted in Books - Read This!

Thanks to the holidays and Mid Winter I am still working on titles I've mentioned before Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky and Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping--Updated and Revised for the Internet, the Global Consumer, and Beyond for Non-Fiction. Fiction In Fiction I finished off the Gemma Doyle trilogy ...

Read This! What I’m Reading in December 2010

12.16.2010 · Posted in Books - Read This!

Since last months What I’m Reading post went so well I thought I'd write one for December. Books: Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky. I've been a fan of Shirky since reading his first book, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, when it came out.  I ...

What I’m Reading in November

11.09.2010 · Posted in Books - Read This!

I spend a lot of time reading, some of it related to libraries or work or transiteracy or the digital divide so I've been thinking about a way to share it. Then I realized hey! This is a blog by a librarian shouldn't I be required to post what I'm reading here? This weekend I ...

Learn How to Brag Without Sounding Like a Jerk

09.24.2010 · Posted in Books - Read This!, Chit Chat, Tips

Believe it or not, self promotion is not something I do well. It is brought home to me regularly when I'm writing monthly reports in the office or when someone asks me for my bio for a speaking gig. A couple of months ago I tweeted that I needed help with this and several people ...