Monthly Archives: September 2011



Deadline: November 15, 2011 The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) seeks applicants for the position of editor or co-editors of Reference & User Services Quarterly (RUSQ). The term is for three years, with the possibility of renewal for a second term.  The editor may not serve longer than six […]

Applications sought for the Editor of Reference & User Services ...






National Gaming Day @ Your Library 2011 is just SIX weeks away!  Has your library signed up yet? If not, you can sign up for National Gaming Day 2011 HERE!  Sign up now to be eligible for 2 of the donations from official sponsor and partner FamilyAndPartyGames.com. Follow along for tons of gaming […]

National Gaming Day @ your Library 2011


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The Hyperlinked Library: Emerging Trends, Emerging Tech Based on the Library 2.0 participatory service philosophy and enhanced by the writings of Buckland, Lankes et al, Weinberger and more, this class explores the Hyperlinked Library model and answers these questions: What emerging trends are changing library services? What does a connected […]

Updated Class for Spring 2012: The Hyperlinked Library: Emerging Trends, ...



This is the new class I’m designing for spring 2012 at SJSU SLIS: Transformative Learning and Technology Literacies All information professionals will most probably be called upon to create or present some form of instruction within the scope of their jobs. Within information environments, this class explores models such as Mezirow?s concept of […]

New Class for Spring 2012: Transformative Learning and Technology Literacies


Do not miss this post at In the Library with a Lead Pipe: http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2011/is-the-united-states-training-too-many-librarians-or-too-few-part-1/ Is the United States Training Too Many Librarians or Too Few? (Part 1) Some questions from the essay: Should library schools admit fewer students? Is the admissions process sufficiently selective? Are library school curricula and graduation […]

Office Hours Extra: “…reliable data about current library programs…”



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I got an iPhone this past month, and I’ve been slowly digging into the vast library or apps that the phone offers.  A lot of things have grabbed my attention, but nothing perhaps so much as Historypin.  From Wikipedia: Historypin is an online, user-generated archive of historical photos and personal […]

Historypin