Archive for April, 2014

Poetry/novel pairings

Poetry/novel pairings

Image by Fancibaer (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons To honor both World Book Night (Apr. 23) and National Poetry Month, I’ve paired some novels with poetry collections.  I’ve linked to specific catalog records: any edition of these books will do, though. Novel: The sonnet lover, by Carol Goodman Poetry […]

By April 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Late night update

Late night update

Image from freeimages.co.uk Can we really be so near the end of the semester?!  Finals hours have already begun in Lewiston: they will soon begin in Portland and Gorham as well. The libraries’ Finals Hours page details the schedule.  Also, each library will be hosting a Late Nite: Gorham– Sunday, […]

By April 22, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Changing lives, constant help

Changing lives, constant help

Image from the American Library Association National Library Week (April 13-19, 2014) is here again.  This year’s theme is “Lives change @ your library.”  It is a good time to honor our soon-to-be graduates.  After all, their lives are about to change. The new graduates can get a USM alumni […]

By April 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Sitting at the table

Sitting at the table

Image from freeimages.co.uk In the past I have called for an instruction menu, especially in the case of one-shot sessions.  While I still see a menu as valuable, a recent course has refined my thinking on this issue. The course was called Dynamic.One-shot Library Instruction.  The instructors, Heidi Buchanan and […]

By April 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
An InfoSavvy vacation

An InfoSavvy vacation

Image from freeimages.co.uk I am on vacation this week.  Stay tuned for a regular post next week.  Happy Spring!

By April 4, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy