Daily Archives: October 31, 2008

5 posts

What a List of Rules!

This is from Hall County Public Library in their November eNewsLetter. I believe in having a code of conduct, but some of these are so over the top I thought it was a joke at first. I’ll be using this in class next semester. I’ve bolded the ones that really made my brain ooze out my ears: From the Director Dear Patron, Have you ever walked in on a person bathing in a public restroom to tell them to get dressed? Have you ever called the police to help rescue a dog locked in an automobile on a hot summer […]

Promotional badges

Promotional badges, originally uploaded by LIM Programmes @ Victoria. Brenda Chawner writes: This year we (the VUW Library and Information Management staff) have a limited number of promotional badges available for current students and graduates at the LIANZA conference – you can see what they’re like at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/31689772@N07/2968120830/ They’re intended to help graduates and students recognise each other, and perhaps start some interesting conversations. Because we teach by distance, many students (and graduates) don’t recognise each other even though they may have had several classes together. This is the idea I came up with to help. It came in part from seeing people wearing long streamers […]

SURVEY: Participant satisfaction with free/open source software

My colleague Brenda Chawner is working on her PhD. Please take her survey if you’ve worked with OSS: If you use free/open library or information management software, then please consider  completing this survey if you haven’t already done so. It is anonymous,  and may take up  to 20 minutes of your time. The survey is available at: http://surveys.sim.vuw.ac.nz/survey.aspx?surveyid=205 Brenda Chawner Senior Lecturer & LIM Programmes Director School of Information Management Victoria University of Wellington