Tag Archives: jessamyn

Another talk: why libraries are the best thing

I really never thought that I would turn into someone who gave “pep rally” type talks, but I was asked to come to the Somerville Public Library and give a short, inspirational talk to their friends group at their annual … Continue reading

Posted in access | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

doing it right when everything is going wrong

Apologies in advance because this isn’t really about libraries as much as about conferencing. Maybe more of an etiquette post than anything. I skipped April. Not on purpose. I was supposed to go to TXLA and came down with a … Continue reading

Posted in events | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

elbow grease and geocoding – making a map of Vermont’s public libraries

The really great thing about nearly any computer problem you might have is that it’s very unlikely that you are the first person to have it. So if you have access to the internet and Google (to get you to … Continue reading

Posted in libraries | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

an ebook is not a book, discuss?

I had a busy week. It wrapped up in the lovely state of Maine where I got to talk about the digital divide and ebooks to a bunch of Maine librarians. The digital divide talk is probably one you’ve seen … Continue reading

Posted in events | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Book is out, and some other things.

I don’t think I’ve taken two weeks off from this website since it started in 1999. A short explanation is in order. I received a box with five copies of my book in the mail on May 18th. The next … Continue reading

Posted in books | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments