Librarian by Day Bobbi Newman | I'm not that kind of librarian

Posts Tagged ‘patron’

If Your Patrons Continually Use Your Catalog the Wrong Way the Problem Isn’t Them, It’s You

11.10.2009 · Posted in Patron Satisfaction, Patron Services

I was reading through an article (Found via What I Learned Today) on The Chronicle of Higher Education website about improving library catalog search functionality, when this comment caught my eye. The problem is people are trying to use the catalog the wrong way. Instead of a keyword search like on the internet and online databases, ...

Micro Interactions, Conversations, & Customers: Sweet Tweet Strategies

10.27.2009 · Posted in Conferences, Internet Librarian

Notes from the 2009 Internet Librarian Conference Micro Interactions, Conversations, & Customers: Sweet Tweet Strategies David Lee King Julie Strange Amy Kearns David – tools for interaction Comments Start conversation and add value – except maybe on youtube Status updates – twitter facebook myspace Casual conversation Meet ups Retweet – that was cool content, I’m ...

Managers – The Message You’re Sending About Time is Affecting Customer Service

10.19.2009 · Posted in Customer Service, Managers, Time Management

The choice you need to make is will it affect it in a good way or a bad way? We are all busy. My to-do list is so long at this point I keep a master running list and a small list just for today, because looking at the long list inspires panic. As individuals, ...

Geek the Library

06.23.2009 · Posted in Chit Chat, Funding, Libraries, News

Monday OCLC kicked off their Geek the Library campaign with Iowa (my home state!) and Georgia (my current state!).  What is Geek the Library? Its  a community-based public awareness campaign.  The idea is to increase public awareness of libraries and the important role they play and the funding we so desperately need.  People can share ...

The Library is…

04.17.2009 · Posted in MRRL, Patron Satisfaction

For National Library Week we asked patrons what the library is to them. These are some of the responses so far, they go all around the pillar. I also took individual pictures of them, go look at them, they're awesome! You have to forgive me this is one of the last chances I'll have to ...