Daily Archives: January 9, 2009

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The Princeton Environmental Film Festival – A TTW Guest Post by Janie Hermann

The Princeton Public Library is in the home stretch weekend of their 3rd annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival – an 11 day event that has touched upon many topics relating to the environment. What started as 5 day program in 2007 via an idea brought to the library by Kai Marshall-Otto (a student involved with the Environmental Club at Princeton High School) has grown in to an 11 day extravaganza with numerous films, panels, and speakers that touch upon many important topics. Close to 2,000 people have attended lectures, discussions and screenings in the first 9 days and some of the largest events […]

Revisiting Ten Things to Stay Tech Current

I’m prepping classes and presentations right now and my eyes fell on this OLD link from walkingpaper: http://www.walkingpaper.org/106 Aaron lists some things libraries can do to improve techie stuff. How many have you done? How far have we come? Here’s just a few of his ideas: 3. Have CD burning available for patrons at your workstations. Patrons with slow connectivity at home may want to download large files with fast library connections. Also, they may be working on large documents not easily fit on floppies. Cost = The hardware is not expensive and not too difficult to install. If you’re replacing computers […]

DCPL iPhone Application

Run don’t walk to checkout the new DCPL IPhone App for the catalog: http://www.walkingpaper.org/1100 Aaron writes:      Hurrah for alternative OPAC interfaces! I’m very pleased to let you know that the DCPL iPhone app went live last night. You can download it from the iTunes app store here. Functionality in this version includes: searching for library materials seeing an item’s cover and reading a summary placing a hold for pickup at the location of your choice finding the hours, locations and phone numbers of DC public libraries If you have an iPhone or iPod Touch, please download it try it […]