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“web services” doesn’t mean just getting a better website

Karen Coombs explains why web services isn’t just about a better website and also explains what some of the sacred cows are that keep library websites from being better. [M]eeting your users where they are isn’t about making them come … Continue reading

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choosing your battles and choosing your professional associations

Karen Coombs talks about a reaction she had a while back to a comment on her blog where she was considering her commitment to the Texas Library Association. I think for many busy librarians the question of how much to … Continue reading

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making change stick @ your library

“[C]hange doesn’t really scare me, I am more afraid of being bored or useless.” Karen Coombs talks sensibly on how to really effectively promote technological changes at your library.

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The How to Lose Your Techie Librarians memes have gotten a lot more traction than people talking about Library 2.0, mainly because we don’t have to discuss whether techie librarians exist or not. They do, we do, and we’re all … Continue reading

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two bloggers check in post-Rita

Two librarian bloggers post to say they’re doing okay in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita. Glad you’re okay Karen [Library Web Chic] and David [Catalogablog].

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