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

Posts Tagged ‘public’

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 ...

Implementing CMS: Public

04.02.2009 · Posted in cil2009

Aubri Keleman, Teen Services & Web Coordinator, Whatcom County Library System Tao Gao, Live2Create Interactive Aubri - Rumba with Joomla What is a cms and why is it wicked cool?  The webmaster doesn’t have to do anything Pre-redesign collect stats review your brand collect photos – tell a story focus groups set explicit goals in ...

Technology for Tight Budgets

03.03.2009 · Posted in Funding, Libraries

Times are tight, and likely to get tighter, if you're looking to save money talk with your IT department. They may have some helpful solutions. Take a look at the University of Missouri's IT department suggestions - Technology for Tight Budges. Many of these can be used by libraries and other businesses looking to save ...

What DO you wish your patrons knew?

12.12.2008 · Posted in Chit Chat, Questions

I copied this post from The MLXperience to ask you - What DO you wish your patrons knew? Seattle Books Examiner's Danielle Dreger-Babbitt took an informal poll of librarians in Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, New York City, and Portland about what they wish library patrons knew or did. Here's the shortlist: 1. Use us! 2. ...

I’m not narcisitic, you’re eavesdropping

In many of the articles I read about the Social Web, especially Twitter, the author laments that they don't care that I had a peanut butter and banana sandwich for lunch, or what I thought of the latest American Idol. I've long felt that these writers are missing the point and this week I came ...