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MARS Panel on Smart Technologies

This morning I was on a panel of librarians talking about ‘Smart Reference Technologies for Tough Times.’ I get to go last, so that means I will be writing about the previous speakers before giving my talk about Ubuntu and OpenOffice. First up was Chad Boeninger. Chad talked us about giving our work a voice. Chad works with 1800 undergrads and 90 full-time grad students — when he first started  [ Read More ]

What I Learned at ALA MW

Now listen closely – this is the key to ALA Midwinter – there is more freebies than you’ll know what to do with I saw librarians being weighed down with so many bags, posters, goodies, books, and more it was insane! At the LibLime booth the freebie was a ‡biblios.net bag and when we ran out you would have thought that it was the end of the world. If you  [ Read More ]

Come see me at ALA Midwinter

On Weds I fly to Denver for my first ALA Midwinter. I will be in the LibLime booth #722 for most of the time, plus I’ll be speaking in the booth and outside of the booth. Here’s my schedule: SATURDAY, January 24th 10:30- 12:00 NOON Sheraton Hotel, Gold Serials Management in Koha’s open-source library software. Presenter: Nicole C. Engard, Open Source Evangelist LibLime The presentation will help you understand what  [ Read More ]

ALA Recommends IE?

I just read my latest issue of American Libraries Online Direct and found out that the ALA MidWinter Meeting Itinerary Planner and Messaging System is now up and ready for use. Only one problem … apparently this site is best viewed in Internet Explorer. No librarians that I know use Internet Explorer … not unless they’re forced to by their IT staff … so why the heck isn’t this page  [ Read More ]

Bookmarks for April

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