Category Video

Phishing Scams in Plain English

The Common Craft Show is a series of short explanatory videos by Lee and Sachi LeFever. Our goal is to fight complexity with simple tools and plain language. We call our format “paperworks” and publish a new video about once a month. Website:

Historia de un letrero (original video)

Sometimes how you say something is more important than how you say it.  What can libraries learn from this? I’d love to hear creative ways libraries have said the same old thing ;-)

Web Search Strategies in Plain English

The Resourcerer’s Apprentice by Lela Hull

or the Librarian’s Apprentice

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 […]

I work with some amazing people!

I know I could be busier but right now it’s hard to imagine how. :) Between the regular duties of my work week (including working this weekend) I’m putting finishing touches on the 4 day workshop on Web 2.0 that I’ll be teaching next week. Four days is a long time to talk, even for […]

Electing a US President in Plain English

It’s no secret that I love the In Plain English videos, so I’m sharing the newest one, even though this is a bit off topic.  Rg]


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