Tag Archives: librarian

What programming should a library science student learn?

I recieved this email from one of the students in the Collection Development class I taught at Mizzou and thought in addition to giving my answer I’d open it up for the hive mind. I had read somewhere, it might have been on your blog in fact, that it might be a good idea for […]

Website redesign pitfalls

we watched Eddie Izzard youtube lego star wars death star canteen while waiting, warning there are swear words in the video if that sort of thing offends you Redesign the pitfalls and perils and how to avoid them Good reason to redesign When nav is dysfunctional When your site doesn’t scale When your site is […]

Get Shoving and Making!

you haven’t heard yet, the fabulous Joshua M. Neff, Steve Lawson and Iris Jastram have created The Shovers and Makers award. And there is only one way to become a Shover and Maker: declare yourself one. No one knows what you have been doing all year as well as you do. No one knows what […]

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

Library Day in the Life – Friday, Day 7

Well this video concludes a week in the life of a librarian, I hope you enjoyed it.  If you’d like to see more please visit the wiki.

Library Day in the Life – Thursday Day 6

For today something a little different I took these notes today as part of The Day in the Life project, if you would like to read more please the wiki, if you’re interested in how it all got started read this post and this one.

Library Day in the Life – Wednesday, Day 5

6:00 up and at ’em 6:30 get the call that we have  a delayed opening, spend my time on FF and Blackboard 9:00 Arrive at work, check emails, check Voicemail – message from a database rep about contracts, send email in response. 9:30 Time for Management Team Mtg, this one is only once a month. […]


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