Category Chit Chat

What’s your hook?

One of the things about having a blog or facebook page for patrons is that you need to give them a reason to come back. What can they get there that they can’t get anywhere else? The Pirates application on Facebook hooked me with the monkey, I love monkeys! So what hook are you using […]

Web2.0 levels playing field

Or at least social hierarchy.  Last year was my first Internet Librarian Conference, after being in my new position as Digital Services Librarian for only 2 months I hadn’t had an opportunity to meet many people face to face and there were a lot of names I didn’t recognize.  I attended presentations and met people from the […]

Need to use your cell phone?

While visiting my new local library (not the library system where I work) I noticed patrons talking quietly on their phones.  I was a little shocked because, well, let’s face it, many people are quite loud when on their cell in public.  Then I noticed these little signs.  Awesome! Even better – they’re working!   

Ciao!

I’m off to England to present at UKSG then to Italy for some fun.  I’ll be back in a couple of weeks, refreshed and recharged. 

Congrats Movers & Shakers!

Library Journal’s list of Movers & Shakers is up. I grabbed this list (which includes names) from Jessamyn West’s page. All I did is add a link to the blogs if I could find one. Because we all need more blogs in our bloglines folders!😉 Thank you to Jessamyn for putting the names with the […]

My Moo Cards are here!

Aren’t they so cute? Oh and um professional!

One Man’s Treasure…

Meredith Farkas’ recent post about Library 2.0 got me thinking about me; my title, my position, my duties and my goals. The position of Digital Services Librarian is just 6 months old (and I think the title itself has changed 3 times already). My duties and goals are always in flux which means, for me […]

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