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Helping libraries damaged by Hurricane Irene

Image, which I hope is self-explanatory, by Darien Library. One of the first places I went after the storm was over was the local library. I was supposed to work the day earlier because our librarian literally couldn’t get to … Continue reading

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VT library stats & pitiful stories from the digital divide

The Boston Globe [via Associated Press] has a short article comparing bringing broadband to rural America to the rural electrification program which finally wired up the last of Vermont towns in the early 60s. The story is what you would … Continue reading

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using tiny tech to solve problems in Vermont

I talk a lot about how availability of free online tools is really helping small organizations get things done. Here is an example in a note that came across the Vermont Libraries listserv this week which I’ve reprinted with permission. … Continue reading

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Friday afternoon posts about important things

In the habit I seem to be in of writing posts about topics I deeply care about, here is a late Friday post about Open Source library catalogs. I was at an in-service day at the Howe Library in Hanover … Continue reading

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Good Ideas from Vermont Libraries

“The Vermont Department of Libraries has been publishing Good Ideas irregularly, beginning in 1988. Each edition includes the contributions of many public libraries. This blog was set up to continue the tradition but make it easier for librarians to search, … Continue reading

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