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The 28-page issue (in PDF form, but with each section available in crude HTML--noting that the first essay would require considerably more paper to print out than the whole PDF issue) includes:
Making it Work Perspective: Five Years Later: Library 2.0 and Balance (pp. 1-26)
It's been five years since Library 2.0 and "Library 2.0" and this seemed like a good time to revisit some of these themes.
Bibs & Blather: Where's Chapter 4? (pp. 26-28)
Why this issue does not include Chapter 4 of The Liblog Landscape 2007-2010.
No one other than Nancy Pearl has so convinced Americans that libraries, books, and reading are critical to our communities. Her passionate advocacy has done that nationwide for thousands of individual readers and library workers in the trenches at the local level. She has spread book lust via broadcasts to the nation on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and from local radio and TV outlets and through her blog posts and tweets. She has done it in hundreds of workshops and performances for library patrons, library staff at all levels, and small groups of readers who want to be with her to discuss what they’ve read and what they have written. She has taught the skills and techniques of collection development, readers’ advisory (RA), and booktalking to the LIS students at the University of Washington Information School, and honed RA skills across staffing lines in the public libraries of Detroit, Tulsa, and Seattle.
Cites & Insights 11:1 (January 2011) is now available for downloading.
The 32-page issue is a PDF download as usual. HTML separates--or, in one case, PDF separate--are available for most essays; follow the links below.
This issue includes:
Bibs & Blather (pp. 1-2)
Interesting & Peculiar Products (pp. 2-9)
Sixteen products and eight roundups/Editors' Choices, from USB 3.0 to Windows 7 on an 11-year-old PC.
[Note: This link is to a 6x9" PDF.] Six aspects of most or all of the 1,304 liblogs in this massive study: How they're created (blogging software), where they're written (country of origin), how visible they are (Google Page Rank), when they began, how long they've lasted and currency (a timed snapshot of freshness of posts).
Observations, bits & pieces accumulated while reading during the year, by Sam Anderson, New York Magazine Book Editor.
Maybe it's something about tech geeks, or maybe it's just related to the self-interest of people and organisations whose particular strength lies in an ability to get a hold of other people's information. But it definitely seems like we're learning a lesson here: while information may want to be free, human beings are usually better off when it's on a leash.
Join the Western NY Library Resources Council and the Journal of Library Innovation for a free webinar on November 18th! Learn why JOLI was developed, the roles of the editorial team, and the editorial & peer review processes. Learn more and register at http://bit.ly/d3HlF5
The title sheet and indices for Cites & Insights Volume 10 are now available.
The PDF combines a volume title sheet, two-page index to articles cited, and 13-page general index.
That completes Volume 10. The paperback version will be announced when it's ready.
Cites & Insights 10:12 (December 2010) is now published and available for downloading.
The 34-page issue is, as always, in PDF form. Five of the six (6! count them, 6) essays are available separately, using the links below. (As always, My Back Pages is exclusively for PDF readers.)
This is not the end of Volume 10, although it is the last issue as such. A title sheet and indices will follow, probably later in November, and the annual paperback print volume will become available at some point.
Bibs & Blather (pp. 1-2)
Announcing the publication of disContent: The Complete Collection, a limited-edition casebound. Also updating plans for The Liblog Landscape 2007-2010 and repeating the same info as the paragraph above regarding the rest of Volume 10.
Perspective: Futurism and Deathwatches (pp. 2-17)
Thoughts on good and bad futurism and (always-bad?) deathwatches...including the final disContent column, "'Is Dead' Isn't Dead--But Maybe It Should Be."
Journal of Library Innovation has just published its latest issue at
http://www.libraryinnovation.org. We invite you to visit our web site to
review articles and items of interest.
Thank you for your continuing interest in our journal,
Journal of Library Innovation
Vol 1, No 2 (2010)
Table of Contents
The Price of Innovation (3-5)
Innovative Practice: Reports from the Field
Quick and Dirty Library Promotions That Really Work (6-14)
Eric Jennings, Kathryn Tvaruzka
Accommodating Community Users in an Authenticated Library Technology
Jonathan T. Younker
Making Physical Objects Clickable: Using Mobile Tags to Enhance Library
The Library is Undead: Information Seeking During the Zombie Apocalypse
Margeaux Johnson, Amy G. Buhler, Chris Hillman
Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming Obstacles Between Vision & Reality (44-45)
Jean Tate Hiebert
The Mobile Marketing Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dynamic
Mobile Marketing Campaigns (46-47)
The Anywhere Library: A Primer for the Mobile Web (48-49)
Justina M. Elmore
Bite-Sized Marketing: Realistic Solutions for the Overworked Librarian
OMG, he's lost his bookmark...in the woods...with books he HASN'T even read.
The Washington Post's Ron Charles presents... "I'M NOT A WITCH, I'M A BOOK CRITIC". Guest appearance by author Lisa Scottoline in a reenactment of Hitchcock's shower scene from Psycho. Wild.