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Protect Your Privacy Opt Out of Facebook’s New Instant Personalization – Yes You Have to Opt Out

04.22.2010 · Posted in Facebook, Privacy, Worst Practices

Facebook does it again! I see this when I check my page today. Connect with your friends on your favorite websites. Sounds great. Sounds suspicious. So like a good little librarian I click on the link at the bottom Learn More with "Understand Your Privacy" in small type beneath it. Which takes me to a ...

Is Good Enough good enough?

09.02.2009 · Posted in Best Practices, Libraries, Worst Practices

I don't know, but it's what I'm thinking about thanks to Jason Griffey Think about the services in your library, and the amount of effort and resources poured into making your services as good as they can possibly be. What if good enough is really enough, and instead we should be expanding our range of ...

How social media can hurt your library

We've all seen warnings and stories about people getting fired from their jobs because of status updates or photos on social medial sites like Twitter, Facebook and blogs. CNN is has a new one with some social networking don'ts 1. Don't announce interviews, raises or new jobs 2. Don't badmouth your current or previous employer ...