Daily Archives: May 25, 2005

5 posts

Time For a Cool Change

I begin six weeks leave of absence today from SJCPL! Wowza! I am hitting the road for ten days in Traverse City this afternoon…for some much needed unpluggedness and some prep time for a very busy stint in June: Reinventing Libraries workshop, workshops with the Purdue Library (blogs), the Darien, Connecticut Public Library (blogs & IM), the start of the summer session at UNT and ALA! I’ll be blogging after the Memoiall Day weekend! Enjoy the Weekend! Unplug! Best to you all

Feeling Oh So Good!

Please add The Feel Librarian to your subscriptions… she never ceases to amaze me by writing about the profession in her own unique way. It’s all about people folks! (Sometimes techno-anything gets in the way of remembering we meet a lot of PEOPLE across these desks…FGL reminds me of that!)

Talkin’ About Presence: Hennepin Co PL Extranet

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 from our staff intranet and public web site to the broader library community. We welcome your comments and suggestions.” How wonderful is it to share stuff on the system level with other libraries and librarians! Not only does this promote staff achievement but it promotes the library as an active […]