Daily Archives: June 3, 2008


Another great opportunity for “at your desk” learning:   Learn more about creating and maintaining great teen physical and online spaces, and receive guidance in creating programs and events that keep teens coming back to the library again and again.   Tuesday, June 10th, 2 PM EDT. www.libraryjournal.com/teenservices Polaris Library Systems […]

Smells Like Teen Spirit (Sorry! Had to be done!)


Under the direction of the Director, and in cooperation with the Website Coordinator and Manager of Public Information, the Virtual Services Coordinator develops strategies for implementing and delivery of virtual services to the public. The Virtual Services Coordinator works to integrate the Library’s web offerings and to guide the Library’s […]

Skokie PL: Virtual Services Coordinator



I met Chris O’Malley in Australia. I was very interested to hear about the trainee program he’s in. I asked him to write a little bit about it for TTW: Librarianship is a competitive profession to break into.  Getting that first professional role was a proud moment for me, which felt like […]

Flinders University Graduate Trainee Librarian Program – Adelaide, South





“Opening New Windows of Opportunity: Creating Breakthrough Instructional Experiences” On Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 3 pm. EST. Brian Mathews will speak on “breakthrough opportunities” as he shares his latest ideas on creating interactive library experiences for students. This session will feature tactics for engaging students in both the classroom […]

Blended Librarian Webcast: Opening New Windows of Opportunity: Creating Breakthrough ...




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library patron? no., originally uploaded by aaron schmidt. Aaron writes: a library employee. everyone i saw minus one was on the OUTSIDE of these desks, not hidden behind. I am so happy to see this. It’s a perfect example of the evolving library and evolving reference desk. Three cheers to […]

Not Hidden Behind the Desk



http://curtisrogers.blogspot.com Check out this article. Shouldn’t libraries be included in this equation? Every Company Should Use Social Media | Employee Evolution Social media is changing everything. Business Week recently published an article about the power of social media and how companies are beginning to embrace it, because they really don’t […]

“Org Charts on their Sides”


Karl Fisch points to a job posting for a school principal: http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com The areas of proven success excite me, including what I perceive to be a focus on open communication, participation, and transparency. Awareness and use of technology is highlighted as well. The candidate must show evidence of proven success […]

Embraces Technology