Category: Australian librarians

30 blog posts in 30 days challenge

When I first read about the 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge, through several of my RSS feeds, I thought that it would be too much for me to get involved. I have gotten so busy with taking on the Acting Branch Manager role of our biggest public library that I couldn’t imagine being …

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What makes an expert?

I’ve been thinking about this for quite a couple of months, probably since I started getting queries from other librarians about virtual services after doing my study tour. Its been further churning away in the back of my mind since not long before the VALA conference, as besides the showcase session I did there, I …

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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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Virtual end of year party for Australian Libraries in Second Life.

This from CW at Ruminations and Kathryn, my co-conspirators at librariesinteract.info. Should be a fascinating time for all. Hope you can make it! ———————————————————————————————— The Australian libraries blog, librariesinteract.info, is hosting an end-of year party in Second Life on 13th December, 6pm to 8pm Western Australian time. Second Life is a virtual world, with a …

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