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Screencast or screen capture – why not both?

Screen capture software allows you to capture a region on your screen, a file or a scrolling window. Much like the Windows print screen command does, but with more control and lots of other features. Screencasting software allows you to do a ‘video’ of what’s happening on your screen. I have high hopes that we …

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Library Website – from brochure to presence

I was surprised, but not so surprised to realise that I hadn’t blogged for over a month. That was for two reasons I suppose – one was that I have just been so busy and secondly I didn’t have the heart to post. Then tonight, I was just sitting at my computer, having had a …

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The Librarians – an Australian comedy – in review

Tonight was the premiere of a new Australian comedy “The Librarians”. For those unaware of the show, “The Librarians, is a new six-part comedy series from the ABC, based around the highly-strung head librarian of an outer suburban Melbourne library.“ Before the show had even begun, there had been a lot of publicity, especially in …

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With many thanks to the biblioblogosphere

I have been so busy, tired and distracted of recent months, that I have barely been able to keep a straight thought in my head. Things have been changing, unsettled and unsure, nothing special really, just life I guess, but it has meant that my motivation to blog has taken a bit of a back …

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Sally Brown on managing change

Several weeks ago we had our annual Staff Development Dinner. Its a dinner for all library staff (voluntary) where we come and get together for good food, good company and a special guest speaker, who this year was former fashion designer and amazing lady Sally Browne. As I have been on holidays and so have …

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Welcome to the Carnival of the Infosciences #80. The Carnival is a weekly weblog post that endeavors to showcase the best posts in the blogosphere about topics related to the wide world of Library and Information Science. This week its my honour to be hosting the Carnival for the third time. First, the submissions and …

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Posts that have captured my attention – September 07

As I am going on a week’s holiday with my family and as a week is a long time in the biblioblogosphere, I thought it best to post some interesting stuff that caught my eye, but which I won’t have a chance to consider more fully – at least not here in my blog. Read/Write …

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Carnival of the Infosciences

I will have the honour of hosting the Carnival of the Infosciences again, this time on 1st October. If you have anything you would like to submit for the Carnival, you can do so through the submission form or to tag items as “carninfo” in del.icio.us. The Carnival of the Infosciences #79 is at Libraryola …

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Library 2.0 – its far from over

There has been a lot of discussion lately around the biblioblogosphere on Library 2.0 and whether its over, whether it should ever have been, what it is, whether its new or not and much more. If you want to follow the discussions, I suggest you check out Annoyed Librarian, David Lee King, Information Wants to …

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Happy Blog Day 2007

Its the 31st of August and the 3rd annual international Blog Day! To celebrate, the team at Libraries Interact will be posting their five blogs of interest, over the course of the day. So if you want to see what is catching the eye of diverse librarians from around Australia, go check it out! And …

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