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Technologies librarians need to know | LIBGIG #skills #tech #librarianship #infopro #careers

This post breaks out technical skillsets required in public, academic and special librarians as well as new skillsets in emerging technologies.

Trying to get a handle on what library technologies LIS professionals need to know can be a challenge, as both the tasks that librarians are taking on – and the tools they’re using to do them – seem to be changing daily. 40 more words


The Toronto Public Library on Pinterest!

I came across the Toronto Public Library (TPL) on Pinterest and really enjoyed looking through the different boards.

It appears the TPL is using Pinterest for a variety of reasons. 158 more words


The Cook Islands National Library

As a librarian (and because it was just down the road from where we were staying), I had to check out the national library. It is important to say, before I go on, that the Cook Islands covers 2million square kilometres of ocean and has a population of only 25,000 spread over 11 of its 15 islands. 153 more words

Cook Islands

But Mrs Head Librarian..............

My horses weigh an average of around 1300 lbs apiece. If they wanna play on the wall or sidewalk at the library, I’m not gonna try to stop ’em……..nothankyouverymuch.

DeKalb Public Library, DeKalb, Illinois

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Review: How to Find Love in a Bookshop

How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry

Pamela Dorman Books, 2017.  Hardcover, 336 pages.

Emilia Nightingale’s father has just passed away.  As his only child, she has inherited Nightingale Books, a business her father built from scratch when she was a baby.   459 more words


A Digital Research Project Outline

After an interesting conference panel on digital teaching ideas, discussion turned into a gripe-fest against giant corporate owners of journals and software and certain textbook companies, which then led to discussion of who owns online content created by professors, the professor who created it or the school (the answer is often the school). 798 more words

Ideas And Explorations