Category Archive: library

Jan 30

Library Day in the Life – Round 8

I am working as Acting Branch Manager again at my library – a branch of a regional public library service, so taking care of the running of our biggest branch, on top of my usual Info Services tasks, were what made up my work day in this 8th round of Library Day in the Life.  …

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May 19

Library Week Carnival

Its Australian Library and Information Week and there are many events going on in libraries around the country (although its also Education Week, so that’s fun for the school libraries!). One of those fun things is from Libraries Interact. We are pulling together articles for a Carnival of the Infosciences and need your assistance. This …

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Mar 06

Uncontrolled Vocabulary #32 – on the call!

After two weeks of various technical difficulties, I was finally able to join in on a session of Uncontrolled Vocabulary, a “weekly live interactive roundtable discussion of all things library”. Hosted by Greg Schwartz, Library Systems Manager for the Louisville Free Public Library, it is held most Wednesday nights at 10pm, US Eastern time, which …

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Dec 05

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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Jul 05

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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