Category: IM reference

VALA 2008 Conference – Day 3 – Concurrent Session 13 – Virtual Reference

Kate Davis – Gold Coast City Council “Be my buddy: IM and the future of virtual reference” IM trial was run in tandem with the Ask Now chat service. Trial has now concluded. 2 types of IM – client based (ie. MSN Messenger, Google Talk) and website integrated (embedded – Meebo).  Embeds a flash based …

Continue reading

Darien Library 1 – Study tour 2007

So here I am now in New England (sounds so romantic) at Darien Library. Check out the photos I have on Flickr about their current building. They have just broken ground for a new library building, which will be similar to the new Princeton Library with 3 levels, but not quite as big. The inspired …

Continue reading