Daily Archives: May 11, 2016

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Site Update, Dogs, & See You In Texas and Rhode Island!

Greetings! First a shout out to the incredible group of students who worked with me to revamp Tame the Web this semester. You will see their work here visually with a new theme and structurally via improved categories, tags and site structure. It’s been a great semester. Thanks also to all the good library folk that emailed and sent pics of their canine companions in response to my column “Talk About Compassion” in Library Journal. The boys are doing well. 🙂 I have two more presentations this month and I hope to say hi to Tame the Web readers in Texas […]

How libraries are helping prepare people for the Zombie Apocalypse – A TTW Guest Post by Tracie Landry

Or whatever other dystopic future you can conjure up. Author Cory Doctorow, no stranger to the dystopic future, writes: “Public libraries have always been places where skilled information professionals assisted the general public with the eternal quest to understand the world.” Well, imagine the world you wished you understood up and vanishes one day – alien invasion, plague, zombie apocalypse… Perhaps these all sound like the unhinged ravings of someone who has consumed too much YA SciFi or bing watched the new X-Files. You would probably be right. But, let’s just imagine that world for a moment and how the libraries of […]