Monthly Archives: September 2005

44 posts

London Calling

In just a few weeks, I head to Internet Librarian International in London! Transcending Boundaries: Information Technologies & Strategies for the 21st Century is shaping up to be chock full of useful sessions! Aaron and I will be speaking about Digital Tools, Rob Coers and I will speak about Technology Training and Aaron is doing a HOT gadget talk! Here’s some updated info from the organisers: Internet Librarian International 2005 Transcending Boundaries: Information Technologies & Strategies for the 21st Century 10-11 October 2005 ? Copthorne Tara Hotel, London The countdown is on for this year’s Internet Librarian International. Only 5 […]

KCPL Reaches Out

David King shared this with me via IM: this is the current front page for Kansas City Public Library. I applaud the folks behind this change! What this means to me is that KCPL is very aware of presenting timely, important information to their community. Not only are they linking to places to donate, but they are promoting library services as well with the “The Library Can Help” link. Just the text of the image implies the library is a clearinghouse for information, referral and support. KCPL, my hat is off to you!

5 Reasons TADL Rocks (or A Lesson in Good Service)

I use the Traverse Area District Library a lot when I’m Up North. Yesterday was one such time where everything was so smooth, so perfect as a library experience, I need to write about it. I had to print some documents to overnight to Texas for my research project, so off I went to TADL. I must admit I was in a little time crunch because I needed to print and get to the post office before it closed. A note: other than my IM chum Jeff, none of the folks there know I’m a librarian so I was in […]