Anyone who’s worked in a library in any capacity knows patrons leave behind all sorts of things, some strange, some amusing and some that just make you scratch your head and wonder.  Brian Herzog of Swiss Army Librarian has created a Flickr group where we can share these little treasures with each other. Similar to […]

Thinking about an ebook reader? Concerned about ebooks and privacy? Just curious? The EFF’s E-Book Buyer’s Guide to Privacy v1.1 has answers to questions like Can they monitor what you’re reading? Is the device ONLY compatible with books purchased from an associated eBook store? Can they keep track of book searches? Can they keep track […]

The fabulous host of T is for Training, Maurice, has ordered challenged the group to answer these 27 questions with one sentence each. Who am I to ignore an order challenge? :-) 1. Your One Sentence Bio I’m not that kind of librarian. 2. Do you blog? If yes, how did you come up with […]

If you follow me on Twitter you know I share and retweet a lot of links.  I don’t know how you treat Twitter but if I’m not paying attention when something is shared I miss it. So I’ve been thinking I need a way to share those links ones on the blog.  I thought I’d […]

Yes it’s that time again, time to start thinking about participating in the Library Day in the Life Project.  Will you blog, Twitter, take photos, or show video? or some combination of all? For those of you not familiar with the project in a nutshell library works of all types document a day or a […]

Whether you are teaching a class, helping a friend or just looking for information for yourself these guides from Mashable are a great resource. The Facebook Guide topics include: Facebook 101: The Basics Managing Your Facebook Wall Using Facebook for Business How to become a fan of Mashable Using Facebook Applications Facebook 305:Advanced Topics Twitter […]

The first Transliteracy Conference takes place at Leicester’s new Phoenix Square Digital Media Centre on Tuesday 9 Feb 2010 Find out more and register at The full schedule for the day will be released soon but in the meantime a list of speakers and abstracts can be found at Transliteracy is the ability to read, […]


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