Category Libraries

Keep Libraries Free

I read Indexed every day, I think Jessica is brilliant, she can say so much with a graph on an index card.  I share a lot of them through Twitter.  This one I had to share on the blog too.

Do you know what information is?

As librarians we often say we’re in the information business.  But do you really know what information is? I know I’m guilty of confusing the medium with the message, maybe not always, but definitely sometimes blatantly stolen from the MLxperience

Stress Management in the Library Workplace

Yesterday I attended a MaintainIT webinar – Using MaintainIT Resources for Technology Training, where they shared some useful information and links.  One of the sites was Infopeople, a nonprofit that archives their presentations and handouts and makes them available under a Creative Commons license! As I was exploring I came across materials for a previous […]

Library is…?

A couple of weeks ago I was in Denver for vacation and we stopped at the Denver Art Museum.  In addition to all the traditional art one expects to see in a museum they also had some patron contribution displays.  Throughout the museum notebooks were set out and patrons could record their thoughts and feelings […]

Hi-Fi Sci-Fi Library

I’m a little late, but just in case you haven’t seen the latest music video sweeping libraryland. Warning! It’s catchy!  If you want to sing along the lyrics are here. Thank you to David Lee King and Michael Porter for the tremendous amount of effort they put into making this awesome library related song and […]

2.0 round 2

Anyone who knows Robin or me knows either one of us can easily talk your ear off about Web2.0, probably for a whole day, if you’re unlucky enough to be stuck wth us for that long. :-) But what about 4 days between the two of us? Well, we’re about to find out. We’ve been […]

Save Money – Use the Library

Use the library. Your taxes are paying for it, so take advantage of the free books and movies. Austin says that even her small library in Maryland’s rural Kent County offers DVDs, audio books, and free Internet service. from 8 Ways to Cut Back without Sacrificing I wonder, does use of a Public Libraries increase […]


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