Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best... and Learn from the Worst this should come as no surprise to anyone, I've mentioned Robert Sutton's first book The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't several times on this blog, including in There is No Excuse for Bullies at Work (or … Continue reading March Reads
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 … Continue reading January 2011 – Here’s What I’m Reading, Plus a Few Old Favorites. What Are You Reading?
Why We Buy: The Science Of Shopping is on my reading list this month but it deserves its own post. It has inspired a great deal of thinking about what we measure, why and how we use it to declare ourselves successful (or not). Please note there is a newer version of this title, Updated and Revised … Continue reading Why We Buy: Applying the Science of Shopping to Libraries
Since last months What I’m Reading post went so well I thought I'd write one for December. Books: Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky. I've been a fan of Shirky since reading his first book, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, when it came out. I … Continue reading Read This! What I’m Reading in December 2010
I spend a lot of time reading, some of it related to libraries or work or transiteracy or the digital divide so I've been thinking about a way to share it. Then I realized hey! This is a blog by a librarian shouldn't I be required to post what I'm reading here? This weekend I … Continue reading What I’m Reading in November
Believe it or not, self promotion is not something I do well. It is brought home to me regularly when I'm writing monthly reports in the office or when someone asks me for my bio for a speaking gig. A couple of months ago I tweeted that I needed help with this and several people … Continue reading Learn How to Brag Without Sounding Like a Jerk
I'm excited to announce that The Readers' Advisory Handbook is now out! Over a year ago my friend, and awesome librarian, Kaite Mediatore Stover asked if I would be interested in writing a chapter for her readers' advisory book. She wanted me to address the online aspects of RA. I'm more of a blogger than an … Continue reading I Wrote a Chapter for The Readers’ Advisory Handbook!