Top Ten Links Week 4

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 1/22/2010 thru 1/28/2010 “Your Brain Can’t Handle Your Facebook Friends” – great article from Mashable using Dunbar’s Number to explain why you can’t keep up with more than 150 Facebook Friends. I’m guess that applies to Twitter as well. Social Technology & an Innovative Intranet can Increase Employee Productivity give stats & … Continue reading Top Ten Links Week 4

Stress Management in the Library Workplace

Yesterday I attended a MaintainIT webinar – Using MaintainIT Resources for Technology Training, where they shared some useful information and links.  One of the sites was Infopeople, a nonprofit that archives their presentations and handouts and makes them available under a Creative Commons license! As I was exploring I came across materials for a previous workshop – Stress Management in the Library Workplace.  There are … Continue reading Stress Management in the Library Workplace

Library Usage Will Go Up During a Recession – Management Are You Really Prepared?

I’ve seen many news articles and video lately about usage of libraries increasing during a recession. I’ve personally noticed my library seems busier.  While many have celebrated the increase of use and the public attention we so rightly deserve, we also need to consider the down side.  Our funding might be cut, the public is less likely to approve bonds or tax levies to increase … Continue reading Library Usage Will Go Up During a Recession – Management Are You Really Prepared?