Daily Archives: December 21, 2009

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Must Check Out a Library Book

Must Check Out a Library Book, originally uploaded by mstephens7. From an anonymous submission comes this newspaper clipping – public library X is requiring proof of a book checkout “within the past two weeks” for young people to participate in “Game Day.” I just don’t know where to even begin with this.

BookMatch

I recently produced a screencast on a popular reader’s advisory tool we use at mpow. I want to bring the tool to the attention of those that do not normally follow book reviews such as Library Journal’s Booksmack because of the use of participatory technologies. I have seen it written that IT/Technology is reference, I think we need to extend this to RA. BookMatch: An RA Innovation via Screencast “In an illuminating screencast created especially for BookSmack!, popular services manager Ricki Nordmeyer and adult services librarian Mick Jacobsen explain the Skokie Public Library‚Äôs new BookMatch program. This patron pleaser takes […]