Managers – The Message You’re Sending About Time is Affecting Customer Service

The choice you need to make is will it affect it in a good way or a bad way? We are all busy. My to-do list is so long at this point I keep a master running list and a small list just for today, because looking at the long list inspires panic. As individuals, managers and organizations it can be easy to keep adding … Continue reading Managers – The Message You’re Sending About Time is Affecting Customer Service

Why did you particpate in the Library Day in the Life Project?

Was is self promoting narcissism? Desire to share the most boring mundane details of your life with others (wake up, make coffee)? Or something else. Sarah Faye Cohen shares why she didn’t participate and she’s wondering why others did. A legitimate question, actually one I’m curious about myself. The first two rounds of Library Day in the Life were small, I think less than 30 … Continue reading Why did you particpate in the Library Day in the Life Project?

A Day in the Life of a Digital Branch Manager

I took these notes today as part of The Day in the Life project, if you would like to read more please see the wiki, if you’re interested in how it all got started read this post First thing in the morning with coffee in hand I answer emails, and DMs from Twitter that had come in the night before. Being on the East Coast a lot comes … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Digital Branch Manager

Day in the life of a Librarian Day 4

Thursday was a rather unremarkable day for me, so I’ll spare you most of the details 🙂 Checked email, tried to post notes from Day in the Life, but thanks to Dreamhost my site has been down most of the week. Unhappy does not do justice to my mood about this. Got to work, talked with IT, we’re using the multimedia room for the Handheld … Continue reading Day in the life of a Librarian Day 4

Day in the Life of a Librairan Day 3

I took these notes today as part of The Day in the Life project, if you would like to read more please see the wiki, if you’re interested in how it all got started read this post Stayed up way too late reading the night before (I guess you never grow out of this!), so really need the coffee this morning! First thing in the morning, prepare for … Continue reading Day in the Life of a Librairan Day 3

A day in the Life of a Librarian – Day 1

I took these notes today as part of The Day in the Life project, if you would like to read more please the wiki, if you’re interested in how it all got started read this post First some background info: I’m the Digital Branch Manager at the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries in Columbus Georgia.  This is a brand new position that started when I did, May 18th.  I’d share … Continue reading A day in the Life of a Librarian – Day 1

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