This Week in LibraryBlogLand
week ending October 28, 2007
Online learning and its impact on public libraries: Carleen (woody+wired), then Meredith Farkas (Information Wants to Be Free), then Carleen again.
lislemck (Biblioblather) just finished one of those 23 Things Challenges. Angel Rivera (Gypsy Librarian) on blogging about the library experience.
Ken Varnum (RSS4Lib) is compiling a directory of experimental library tool sites. John Miedema posted his Eight laws of library technology.
Daniel Chudnov (One Big Library) points to two articles about the World Digital Library.
K. G. Schneider (Free Range Librarian) reports on OCLC's report on sharing, privacy, and trust.
Back in August, Sarah Houghton-Jan (LibrarianInBlack had some thoughts about library literature. Angel Rivera (Gypsy Librarian) responds.
Lazygal (Killin' time being lazy) has some thoughts about what it means to be a "real" school librarian.
Krafty Librarian writes about the difference between academic medical librarians and hospital librarians. Krafty Librarian also notes that librarians can help decrease hospital length of stay.
John Miedema has some thoughts as he finds himself halfway through a part-time MLIS.
A volunteer's first encounter with AACR2. (via)
Survey on middle management in libraries.
Survey on library use of and relations with mega-internet sites such as Google, Yahoo, Ebay, My Space, YouTube and others.
Survey of academic websites. (via)
From Meredith Farkas, more about 2.0 subject guides.
ODDS & ENDS
Krafty Librarian with a reminder to check your domain name expiration date. [Ed.: but watch out for fake renewal emails]
T-shirt of the week (via)
The story of the superhero librarian who rescued the children from the scary monster.
CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS
ASIS&T 2007 (October 19-24)
- Christina Pikas (Christina's LIS Rant).
- Ken Varnum (RSS4Lib).
Internet Librarian 2007 (October 29-31)
- Lots o' bloggers
AASL 2007 (October 24-28)
- Christopher Harris (Infomancy).
Strategic Thinking and Planning (with Larry Seaquist) (October 19-21)
- Duane McCollum (The Information Auditor)
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