An awesome thing happened last week – almost simultaneously I got an email from Gale and saw on Stephen’s Lighthouse about the Librarian Superhero Contest. For those of you who don’t know I’m a comic book fan so I just love this idea. Its fun! Some of you may even remember the Superhero’s meme kicked off by Jason that made the rounds a few years ago thanks … Continue reading Librarian Superhero Contest Begins Today! Be Sure To Nominate Your Librarian Superhero
This was Round 6 of the Library Day in the Life Project, the very first round was in July of 2008. It started with a simple blog post suggesting a meme. I can see from my summary post on the first round that 30 people had signed up on the wiki. I remember I was able to read all those posts. By the time Round … Continue reading Reflecting on Library Day in the Life #libday6
This is not a post about libraries and ebooks but about ebook loaning for purchased titles. First let me state that I think the lending rules on the Kindle and Nook are complete rubbish. I mean really the selection is very limit and you can only lend an item one time and for only 14 days. But I think any loaning is better than none, so … Continue reading Friends, Romans, Countrymen Lend Me Your Ebooks: Resources for Loaning & Borrowing Nook & Kindle Items
I don’t know if it’s the economy or the time of year but lately it seems like there is a lot of negativity going around, so last week when I saw this tweet from Jan Holmquist linking to this post, contributions, criticism and courage, it really struck a chord with me. I am by no means a perfect person, but I try. I think a lot about what … Continue reading In the End I Want to be Able to Say I Contributed More Than I Criticized
My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 1.16.2011 through 1.22.2011. In no particular order About Top Ten Links – I share a lot on Twitter over the course of a week. I know not everyone is on Twitter or on Twitter every moment, so last year I decided I would pull the top ten, the best of the best, the most important … Continue reading Top Ten Links 2.3 – All About Ebooks
Thanks to the holidays and Mid Winter I am still working on titles I’ve mentioned before Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky and Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping–Updated and Revised for the Internet, the Global Consumer, and Beyond for Non-Fiction. Fiction In Fiction I finished off the Gemma Doyle trilogy with The Sweet Far Thing and moved onto World Without … Continue reading January 2011 – Here’s What I’m Reading, Plus a Few Old Favorites. What Are You Reading?
The Fabulous Librarian (and fashionista, seriously. she has awesome fashion sense) Daenel over at Living Outside the Stacks created this video explaining the project and why she’ll be participating next week. Check it out! Not only is the video a great intro to the project Daenel has a lot of followers (both on her blog and on Twitter) who are not librarians, so the project … Continue reading What is Library Day in the Life and You Should Participate #libday6