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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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A good old fashioned linkdump

Public domain photograph by: US Navy, National Science Foundation. Link. I’m back at home after meeting with a lot of terrific librarians in four different states. March is the busy month and after last month my plan is “not getting … Continue reading

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Happy Ten Year Anniversary Unshelved!

A happy birthday to my friends over at Unshelved. I’m happy to have played whatever small part I had in their continued fame and awesomeness and I LOVE this jacket.

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Library as Incubator Project – the best new website you may not know about

There’s an ongoing theme in library programming: trying to find stuff that isn’t the stuff that’s already been done. While there are aspects of “Just play the hits, man” in a lot of the work we do, that doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Trademark battles – Koha, LibLime, US, New Zealand

I’ve been reading articles for the past few days talking about the ongoing debate between LibLime/PTFS and the Koha community working on a different version of the same software. Here is an article from Linux Weekly from last year describing … Continue reading

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