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Link roundup, things you might like

When nerds collide – some advice on managing groups of volunteers for one-off library projects I failed to communicate the “why” of this project to the volunteers. Before turning my volunteers loose, I needed to explain the general workflow of … Continue reading

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some show and tell

Just having one of those days where I am in favor of a picture-based approach to what I’ve been interested in. Press release | official website Run your OPAC on a min computer that costs under $50. Local Tools has … Continue reading

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Recent scribblings – managing high potential rock star librarians

Right after I got back from New York, Hurricane Sandy hit and I spent a lot of time in the quickweb spreading links about how people could help libraries affected by Hurricane Sandy (you still can – NJ, NY) and … Continue reading

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How to solve impossible problems with Google… by Google

Like many library people, I get annoyed when I tell people I can’t find something on their website and they tell me how to search for it. That said, I know there are things I still don’t know about searching … Continue reading

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How do you search for something that’s NOT online, a fun and fascinating homework assignment

“Over the last week in my new first-year undergraduate course, Media Fluency for the Digital Age, my students have been wrestling with a very counterintuitive digital media assignment, and I think it’s worth exploring why these members of the “born … Continue reading

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