Recreational reading resources

Girl on the Beach  Image from Freeimageslive/Julien Tromeur, used under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License Unported Do you plan to catch up on leisure reading this summer?  Here are a few resources for you: FictFact If you follow particular series of books, this site helps you keep track of them.  FictFact will notify you Read More…

NELIG conference reflections, part one: The breakout sessions

Lowell, MA canal Photo by Muffet (Liz West): Used under a Creative Commons Attribution license 2.0, retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/calliope/7617818/ On June 3 the New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) held its annual conference at UMass Lowell.  One blog entry alone can’t do justice to this gathering–or to the individual presentations.  All the same I’ll start Read More…

Profiles in Collaboration Four

Word cloud created at http://www.wordle.net On May 13 I attended the Association of College & Research Libraries New England Chapter conference.  Collaboration was even a formal theme of this event, “Creative collaborations: Remake, remix, remodel.” Though the opening keynote speaker, Dr. Mark Rice (Worcester Polytechnic Institute School of Business), emphasized the creative aspect of the Read More…