Just a friendly tip from your friendly online librarian. 🙂 It is pretty easy to “extend” the due date of the library ebook you check out to your kindle, just turn your wireless connection off until you’re done with it. This will allow you to keep reading the book until you’re done. The title won’t expire until you reactivate your wireless connection. Can’t remember to … Continue reading How to Extend the Due Date of Your Library eBook on the Kindle
For National Library Week we asked patrons what the library is to them. These are some of the responses so far, they go all around the pillar. I also took individual pictures of them, go look at them, they’re awesome! You have to forgive me this is one of the last chances I’ll have to brag about all the awesome things MRRL does and I’m … Continue reading The Library is…
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 and this one. Saturday – It’s my weekend to work. Saturday and Sundays are very interesting days, but they are considerably different from how I usually spend my days … Continue reading Saturday Day in the Life of a Librarian – Round 2, Day 1
I know I could be busier but right now it’s hard to imagine how. 🙂 Between the regular duties of my work week (including working this weekend) I’m putting finishing touches on the 4 day workshop on Web 2.0 that I’ll be teaching next week. Four days is a long time to talk, even for me, even as a cohost. Despite that I have to … Continue reading I work with some amazing people!
Friday Technically I’m off because I work this coming weekend. I cleaned the apartment, cooked, went to the gym. I also check all email accounts and see a request from one of the other Librarians, she needs someone to cover the Reference Desk for her Monday, I was planning on taking Monday off, but I tell her if she can’t find anyone else I’ll do. I … Continue reading Friday & Saturday – days in the life of a librarian
Thursday 7/17/08 7:30 coffee in hand I hit the computer to see what happened while I slept. I check my email accounts, Twitter, & FriendFeed. One of my Twitter friends lets me know the Day in the Life project made it into American Libraries Direct. Sweet! But I feel a bit nervous. 8:30 Now I’m just playing around, on the net, checking blogs etc. I don’t … Continue reading Thursday part 2 – a day in the life of a libarian
Earlier this month I attended a Mobius conferernce session about vodcasting in libraries. I came back all inspired and fired up. I don’t think our patrons are ready for vodcasting yet but that didn’t stop me from making videos. Even better is was perfect timing for Flickr allowing 90 second videos that are much better quality than YouTube. Our reference staff has been talking about proactive … Continue reading One more way to use Flickr – videos!