Monthly Archives: May 2010



Denise Raleigh writes: On May 15, 2010, the Gail Borden Public Library was not a quiet place. In fact, at 2:15 p.m., it became very, very loud. Gail Borden Public Library District received the National Medal for Museum and Library Service due to what the community and the library staff accomplish […]

Celebrate – Gail Borden Library



WIRED on iPad: TOC, originally uploaded by mstephens7. I grabbed the WIRED app today for iPad. So far it’s a rather enjoyable experience to peruse the magazine this way. I would gladly switch over my subscription to this format if it becomes available. Take a look at the set to […]

WIRED on iPad: TOC


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A few weeks ago, I linked to a post by Aaron Schmidt: https://tametheweb.com/2010/04/20/aaron-schmidt-library-10-meeting-point/ and got this comment: Here is what might be considered a counterpoint by a colleague who was on the same trip (who is not a librarian, but who works with libraries). “What is a library?”http://irexgl.wordpress.com/2010/04/19/what-is-a-library/ The post […]

More on Libraries in Finland: What is a Library



http://library.iusb.edu/mc/index.shtml A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to tour the new Media Commons at Indiana University South Bend. Under the guidance of Dean of Library Services Michele Russo – who I interviewed at TechSource in 2008 – the library has further enhanced their offerings. I was most impressed […]

Notes from the Dorene Dwyer Hammes Media Commons & Café





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A very striking example of what online education can be for some. I’m currently teaching a class this summer and am trying to do as much as I can to increase my visibility/presence. The good folks at SJSU University SLIS shared this video with me – I’m on their Technology […]

The Online Student Experience




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Special Nametags for the Library, originally uploaded by branflakez. I love this nametag and wish it was my regular one! Note from Michael: By sharing Brandee’s interests via her tag, she’s potentially making connections with library users that would otherwise never be made. I wish it was her regular tag […]

Special Nametags for the Library