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 […]

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 […]

Yes you need to. Everyone does.  Even if you’re just on Twitter, even if you’re not. You need to pay attention to what others are saying to and about you online.  I know many of you do this for your library but it is important to do it for yourself too. Why? Carie Lewis lists 5 different […]

It’s hard to believe but Round 6 of Library Day in the Life Project will run January 24th through the 30th. What is the Library Day in the Life Project? It started when I come discovered someone had searched “What’s a librarian’s day like” to find my blog so I wrote a blog post suggesting that we […]

Earlier this week someone asked me if I had ever created an app. My answer – nope, never had a reason to.  But it got me thinking about it and serendipitously this morning on twitter I saw this: Quickly Turn Your Blog Into an Android App with Feed.nu  http://rww.to/dXuxtV Sure its just a blog but […]

Sarah’s recent post – Why I am a library traitor and love the Kindle got me thinking – WHY is she a library traitor? I know I know, but hear me out. I have a Kindle. I love my Kindle. You know what I do with  my Kindle? I buy books, books I didn’t check out […]

I’m not usually one for resolutions, but 2010 has been a long year and I am looking forward to the New Year with unusual anticipation, and this is so timely for me. As we look forward to 2011 it is important for some reflection, so ask yourself as librarians, teachers, leaders, individuals: How will you […]