Archive for July, 2015

An afternoon with librarians

An afternoon with librarians

Image by John George Sowerby (1850–1914) and Henry Hetherington Emmerson (1831–1895) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The other week I posted about my morning at Maine Academic Libraries Day.  After lunch how did I spend my afternoon there? Karen Gillum (Colby College) gave us attendees a tour of her research […]

By July 30, 2015 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Journeys of curiosity

Journeys of curiosity

Image by Bob Jenkins [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons   I hope you’re enjoying your summer–and your summer reading.  I just read Kristin Chenoweth’s memoir, A Little Bit Wicked. The title alludes to Chenoweth’s role as Galinda in the Broadway musical Wicked (Chenoweth & Rodgers, 2009). Kruse and […]

By July 23, 2015 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Customer service–by whatever name

Customer service–by whatever name

Image by WiNG (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Maine Academic Libraries Day (June 16) concerned the customer experience.  Though I can’t do justice to the morning program, I can give you the highlights. Keynote speaker Kelly McDonald (McDonald Marketing) spoke of understanding our customers’ lives and […]

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Unpacking conference learning

Unpacking conference learning

Image by Alf van Beem (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons When I return from a conference, I share what I learned there.  Often I learn as much from the travel as I do from the event itself. The night before one conference I discovered stains on the top I’d […]

By July 9, 2015 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Hot topics for the 4th

Hot topics for the 4th

By J.W.Photography from Annapolis (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons July 4th reminds us of our responsibilities as citizens.  Among these is to remain at least somewhat informed about current issues.  The libraries have a series of Hot Topics guides to help us stay informed.  Topics include  homelessness […]

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