Daily Archives: August 7, 2008



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Not For Children, originally uploaded by herzogbr. Brian Herzog writes: These are the signs next to the button that automatically opens the Library’s front doors, to provide easy entrance to people who have trouble opening the door. As the comment mentioned, it of course is a great play thing for […]

Not For Children







Via ALA Direct: Libraries’ Video Games are Teen Magnet “Gaming is storytelling for teenagers,” said Julie Scordato, a teen-services specialist for Columbus’ libraries. “You get to mingle, play and talk, and you get to really know them. Then when you suggest a book, they listen.” The American Library Association considers […]

Columbus Library Gaming Programs in News



Via Open Access News: New partners for Flickr Commons The George Eastman House and the Bibliothèque de Toulouse have joined Flickr Commons and will provide OA to some of their images there. (Thanks to Boing Boing.) The Biblioteca de Arte-Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian is also providing access to part of its collection on Flickr, though not as part of Flickr’s […]

More Flickr Partners





Brian Mathews writes: Yes, it is CeLIBration time again. Our annual welcome event for freshmen the Saturday before the Fall semester starts. Past CeLIBrations I have to be honest– I wasn’t really feeling it this year. Don’t get be wrong, we’ve had some great events over the years, but with the […]

CeLIBration Time Again at Georgia Tech