Yearly Archives: 2011


Jason Griffey writes: On December 28, I received notice from George M. Eberhart, the editor ofAmerican Libraries Direct, that my contract with American Libraries for Perpetual Beta is not being renewed. As of December 31, my involvement with this experiment in blogging will end. Perpetual Beta was, to my knowledge, the first American Libraries blog […]

Jason Griffey signs off Perpetual Beta




Please do not miss: http://infomational.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/project-curve-part-five-library-on-wheels/ Just a snippet demonstrates Char Booth’s evidence-based, grounded approach to library outreach and technology: the mobile shift: not exactly news Now, down to project business. Mobile platforms and services have become one of the most handily bandied-about concepts in libraryland over the last few years, […]

Library on Wheels – Blogging Gold from Char Booth





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I have an invited contribution in the new issue of SJSU SLIS Student Research Journal: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/slissrj/vol1/iss2/2/ I recently participated in a meeting convened at the Salzburg Global Seminar in Austria. For five days, over 50 librarians and museum professionals from all over the world gathered to critically examine the impact […]

Beyond the Walled Garden – An Essay in SJSU SLIS ...






A few weeks ago, I was doing one of my weekly reference shifts. I went to our lower level to see if students using computers down there needed any help. As I was walking along, I thought to myself that it was great that we had these computers. They were […]

Young Whipper Snapper No More – A TTW Guest Post ...