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Keeping up-to-date with Connecting Librarian

I have just shifted my RSS feeds to Feedburner. Google, which owns both Blogger and Feedburner, has now enabled feeds through Feedburner. The benefit for me is that I will get a better idea of how many people reading Connecting Librarian. Another benefit is that Feedburner enables you to setup email subscriptions for those interested …

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Libraries, Web 2.0 and other internet stuff seminar at SLV

Its been a few weeks now, and I am very sorry for the delay, but wow what a day it was. I’ll let my notes speak of the content, but all the feedback coming in has been positive and one of my managers who attended has encouraged our managers to check out the presentations, which …

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Quote for the day

Blogging has been light lately, but I couldn’t resist sharing this. “After all, if a library’s reach cannot exceed its grasp, then what’s a website for?” editechttp://www.childrensbooksonline.org/ Its a nice little reminder of what the virtual side of libraries is all about and the importance of all the work I do that’s not always so …

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Happy Bloggiversary to me!

I knew it was here somewhere and this morning I found it. Yesterday was the 2nd anniversary of Connecting Librarian. To celebrate, this is my 127th post. Never thought of getting that far when I started with my first post “In the beginning….” Those 127 posts have had 144 comments, which is much better than …

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A surprise in the mail

So why would my mail be of interest to the library profession, which is, after all what this blog is about? And why now, when I haven’t even done a blog post on the wonderful Libraries, Web 2.0 and other Internet stuff session at the State Library of Victoria last Monday? Well, its because things …

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All those letters behind your name……

I am a qualified librarian and I can put a whole long list of letters behind my name. Between my Bachelors degree, my Masters degree and my Associate membership of ALIA, the letters are as long as my actual name. So when should I use them? This all came from my dad – who is …

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The difference between libraries and the internet

I have been so busy with getting my report finalised (yay, its done), getting two presentations and other things started, as well as my daughter’s birthday, that I haven’t had much time to ponder all things library. However, to start our school holiday break here, I thought I would point to something that is both …

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8 Random Thing about me

This is the latest meme doing the rounds. Kathryn from Librarians Matter tagged me a little while ago and I have been consumed with getting my study tour report finished, I thought it would be easier to do this instead of having to think of a real blog post, lol. 1. We are getting our …

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Being a librarian on the bleeding edge

I haven’t blogged much since I’ve been back, mainly due to the overload I did whilst I was away. Since then I have been extremely busy at work too. We have had a lot of change going on and a lot more to come, so there has been extra meetings and training etc. As a …

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Carnival of the InfoSciences #72

Welcome to the Carnival! This week we have a plethora of great rides for you to check out and enjoy. We will begin with our Carnival submissions. Many thanks to those who sent in some great links! The Carnival starts with Jodie Schneider, who points to a post from Cataloguing Futures. “Why Web 2.0 is …

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