Monthly Archives: September 2008

Membership data in ALA Connect, originally uploaded by ALA staff. Jenny writes: A momentous day, here at the mothership – that’s iMIS membership data appearing in ALA Connect (Drupal)! I was able to log in using my regular website login, and the system automatically knew which ALA units I’m affiliated […]

Membership data in ALA Connect

Washington, DC—First Lady Laura Bush will award five museums and five libraries the 2008 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor, at a White House ceremony on October 7. Each year, the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), in coordination with the White House, […]

CONGRATS to Skokie PL: National Medal for Museum and ...

  Types of Blogs, originally uploaded by cambodia4kidsorg. Don’t miss the Technorati report on the State of the Blogosphere.   Bloggers are not a homogenous group, but they are an educated and affluent one: three out of four U.S. bloggers are college graduates, and 42% have attended graduate school. […]

Types of Blogs

Don’t miss: One of the stumbling blocks for libraries when we talk about blogging is the fact that so many library blogs never get comments. This article – focused on associations – might be very useful for strategic planning for the library blog. I especially like this one: 2. […]

Why No Comments?

I’m a big follower of library websites.  They are virtual representations of their physical presence and they also say a lot about a library’s innovation (or lack thereof).  All this summer I investigated different libraries to see what they were doing and how they were designing their online presences as […]

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