Monthly Archives: February 2012



GetGlue and LibraryThing got me thinking about how we could make the library an even neater place if we could somehow integrate these services into what we do.  Imagine going into a library and heading for the catalog.  You start your search and because of LibraryThing you can read other […]

Enriching the library experience: an idea



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(for the first post in this series, please click here) Once I had the idea for lending out iPods with pre-selected apps to teens, I had to do some investigating and thinking about how these devices would be used. I would describe the iPods as “locked down”.  By that, I […]

Create, Play, Read – Lending Devices to Teens (PART 2)




We’re excited to share news about the latest developments for this year’s Internet Librarian International conference. New larger venue – Olympia Conference Centre Following the success of last year’s standing-room only event, we are thrilled to be moving to London’s Olympia Conference Centre for the 2012 event. This purpose-built conference venue will […]

ILI 2012: New conference Programme Chairs, new venue








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We can talk all day about whether or not it’s a good idea to lend out devices to patrons, but in the end action is better than any kind of talk.  After listening to both sides of the lending devices story for a few weeks, I decided to say the […]

Create, Play, Read – Lending Devices to Teens