Daily Archives: April 24, 2008


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As part of Dominican GSLIS Emerging Library Leaders series, we had Kathryn Deiss, ACRL Content Strategist, in to present on Leadership. I captured some of her points but it was so interesting I stopped typing to listen. Her slides were beautiful — filled with lovely images of nature and flowers. Some thought […]

Emerging Library Leaders: Kathryn Deiss on Leadership








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The incredible Marshall Shore turned me on to this: http://sfist.com/2008/02/21/coco_bart_stati.php Starting sometime in April, library books will be available at Contra Costa County BART stations via “ATM style lending machines.” A new program called Library-a-Go-Go, along with the Contra Costa County Library, will allow BART riders to simply swipe a […]

Library-a-Go-Go



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Marcus writes: But something funny happened on the way to OJS: I became firmly convinced that the traditional journal model is antiquated for sharing research and knowledge among librarians.  A better course is to develop and nurture excellent blogs, with multimedia capabilities and guaranteed preservation of the postings. This could […]

Why Professional Librarian Journals Should Evolve into Blogs




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Once again, McMaster University sets a high bar! Amanda Etches-Johnson announces: Wee announcement at MPOW today about a new service we’re rolling out called the 2.0 Toolbox. It’s a suite of 2.0 tools we’re hosting for faculty which, at the moment, consists of installed blogs (usingWordPress MU) and wikis (using PmWiki). As you probably […]

I want a 2.0 Toolbox!