Submitted by Ryan on October 12, 2001 - 2:37pm
The indefatigable Bernie Sloan has begun compiling a bibliography on the digital reference interview.
Submitted by Ieleen on September 25, 2001 - 3:34pm
\"Everyone’s favorite aardvark has a new online look this season. Parents, teachers, and especially kids will want to check out the Season Six Arthur Web site at www.pbskids.org/arthur. Already considered one of the top children’s destinations on the Internet, the Arthur Web site has added a bevy of new features to the site and made the navigation even more kid friendly.\" Check it out at http://pbskids.org/arthur/
Submitted by Ryan on August 27, 2001 - 12:05pm
Michael Sauers of Aurora, CO is trying to collect as many valid library cards as possible - help him out!
What I am trying to do is to collect as many valid library cards as I can. As I get them I will post them here. If you wish to have your library\'s lending card added to this collection please issue a library card to me and send it to the following address . . .
View the current collection + get more information here. Thanks to Library Lovers LiveJournal .
Submitted by Blake on July 27, 2001 - 6:32pm
Bruce Jensen has put together PLUS: Public Libraries Using Spanish.
\"Many public libraries find it difficult to fully serve their multicultural communities because of the time and expertise needed to perform translation and outreach work.
PLUS seeks to lend a hand by gathering useful documents that can help you make your library a more welcoming place for Spanish speakers. Card applications, brochures, programming suggestions, signage, press releases and news articles--many in Spanish with a side-by-side English translation--are collected here and are yours to use as you wish.\"
Submitted by Ryan on July 27, 2001 - 2:31pm
\"Lie of the Land: The Secret Life of Maps\", an exhibit investigating how maps have been used distort or justify our perceptions of the world, has just opened at the British Library:
Some maps deliberately set out to deceive. Many show a selective view and reflect only the interests of the people who made them. Stunning maps from ancient to modern reveal a secret world. In every case there is more than meets the eye. As well as over 100 maps and other exhibits from the British Library\'s superlative collections, there are interactive screens and events to help you explore the themes further . . .
Highlights from the exhibit are available online.
Submitted by Ryan on July 20, 2001 - 10:43am
Documents in Information Science is a free bibliography of over 5000 articles and papers on LIS and related topics, 2109 of which can be downloaded from their site. Although the title of each article or paper is given in the language in which it was written, abstracts are available in Spanish only.
Navigating the site is a bit difficult, but there is a lot of quality information here.
Submitted by Blake on March 13, 2001 - 9:15pm
Submitted by Blake on March 7, 2001 - 1:39pm
Gary Price writes:\"
Over the past few days, I have been posting daily updates with new tools,
resources and other net accessible goodies to LM_NET and several other
library and researcher lists.
*To save you from e-mail overflow
*To allow me to quickly and easily post new material as I find it
*To create an easily accessible archive of older posts
I have decided to CONTINUE these updates in the weblog or \"blog\" format. As I
find or learn about useful \"stuff\" it will be posted. An acquisition shelf
specializing in quality web resources and news is the basic concept.
Say hello to: The Virtual Acquisition Shelf & News Desk
A couple of times a week, especially in the early stages, I will post brief
updates to the list with a few highlights.
I WELCOME your comments and suggestions. Remember, this is the beginning stage
of a work in progress. (:
Please SHARE the url with others. I hope that the page will appeal to a
variety of info professionals and other people who use the net as a research
Submitted by Blake on February 5, 2001 - 9:21am
NewBreed Librarian is a bimonthly publication intended to foster a sense of community for those new to librarianship, whether in school or just out. Every two months, you\'ll find a feature article and an interview with someone – not necessarily a librarian – contributing to the work that we do. You\'ll find Susu, advice goddess, in our Columns section, as well as TechTalk and letters from our readers. NewBreed will highlight progressive librarians and other information professionals in our People section, and we\'re always open to your nominations. As NewBreed matures, we hope to develop a searchable database in our Jobs category and include samples of grad school admission essays, resumes, cover letters, etc. in Xtras. Most importantly, NewBreed aims to use the web to build community and foster collaboration among librarians. We\'re molding the Networks section with this objective in mind.
Submitted by Blake on December 3, 2000 - 8:05pm
I found a site so cool, I added a new topic. If you\'re
in NE Ohio you already know about this cool site. AskUsQuestions.com
is an on-line library with a twist, it allows online chats
with librarians from local libraries.
This is such a damn cool idea. Not just because it allows
librarians to work from home, but because of the level of
service delivered to customers. Are more libraries doing
\"AskUsQuestions.com is a service developed by 15 public
libraries and the NOLA Regional Library System. Through the
service patrons from participating libraries can talk with
live experienced reference librarians on the Internet from
8:00 PM until 12:00 PM (EST) Sunday - Thursday.\"
cool domain name to boot!