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Go Darien Library!

I talk a lot about things that work for small libraries with little or no tech staff and almost no budget. Sometimes it’s good to remember that larger libraries with crack staff and bigger budgets can, if they’re lucky, achieve … Continue reading

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libraries are not support systems for staff – Blyberg on “innovation”

We’re going through some growing pains at the Vermont Library Association requiring a lot of email, extended explanations and apologies, and a revisting of what is and is not “normal” for libraries and library associations to do and to know. … Continue reading

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cheeky monkey

Blyberg comments on Tennant’s “cheeky” post. Upshot: people are getting used to rapidly shifting away from services and institutions that don’t meet their needs. Does the library meet their needs? Let’s make the library meet their needs.

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welcome to the social…. library?

John Blyberg talks about the social tools built into the new Social OPAC (SOPAC!) he’s rolled out — and released the source code for — at AADL.

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cARTalog – card catalog art

Cartalog is an online gallery of card catalog art, a great companion to John Blyberg’s Catalog Card Generator, check this post for more information about how the generator came about. Sadly, by the time I heard about the cartalog, they … Continue reading

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