Daily Archives: July 15, 2009


Don’t miss this post by Aaron Schmidt: http://www.walkingpaper.org/2108 On Wednesday afternoons during the Summer outside of the MLK Jr. Memorial Library in Washington DC you will find a table full of friendly librarians talking to the passersby. The librarians also bring out an assortment of library materials to illustrate what’s […]

Takin’ It to the Streets




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John accepts his award, originally uploaded by louise.berry. John Blyberg is the 2009 recipient of the LITA/Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award for his development of the Social OPAC application suite (http://thesocialopac.net), also known as SOPAC (for Social Online Public Access Catalog). SOPAC is a suite of open source software (OSS) tools […]

Congrats to John Blyberg


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http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6670421.html Libraries had better prepare for an explosion in the capacity of mobile devices as well as the transformative increase in user capacity and expectations. This was the message conveyed by a panel yesterday at the American Library Association’s (ALA) Annual Conference on Libraries and Mobile Devices: Public Policy Considerations. After all, explained Jason Griffey, […]

Mobile Devices & Libraries Experts Speak at ALA