I went to the Traverse Area District Library today to print articles to read for my preliminary research. I finally got to meet Jeff, who works in IT there and who has been an IM buddy for over 2 years. He and David, the head of tech services, took me […]
Thoughts and prayers go out to colleagues and friends in London, England.
Just heard that my colleague, workshop collaborator, and DDR player D. Scott Brandt, has been named Associate Dean for Research at the Purdue Libraries! Hooray! Congrats to Scott!
I heart this: We think of ourselves differently, too, I am finding. We are a scared bunch these days, frightened that we won’t find jobs, now or ever. We’re scared that libraries won’t keep their place in society. Or that they will, and we won’t like it. We’re scared that […]
http://www.liswiki.com/w/index.php?title=Main_Page Via Blake…thx!… and what I want to know is who put this wiki up?
http://www.hiddenpeanuts.com/archives/2005/06/30/ps/ I need to add a number eleven to my list of ten things I learned at ALA: I am truly excited about being a librarian. I can say without hyperbole that going into this field is the best decision I?ve ever made. I won?t make as much money as […]
On an envelope from Alan at Darien Public Library…nice touch.
I was just thinking this am whilst getting ready for work that I am a busy guy the next 2 weeks: workshops in Indiana, Connecticut and school in Texas. On the way to work, a good friend who works with me called to say one our SJCPL employees had died […]
Check it out: http://www.hclib.org/extranet/ Glenn peterson pointed me to this site to check out his full PPT from IOLUG. What strikes me is this is an excellent example of presence and transparency! The page reads in part: “Welcome to Hennepin County Library’s extranet. Here we offer a sampling of resources […]