Libraries are for Use

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Enhancing Access to E-books | Harker & Sassen| Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

Enhancing Access to E-books | Harker & Sassen | Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. OK, this is a shameless plug, but it’s my blog and I can do what I want … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.  Not much to brag about, but nice to see, and a few things to think about.  I’m … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Where should I go from here…

I am gradually returning to my regular routine after my 3 month off-and-on screen sabbatical.  Although I still have occasional mild headaches, my neurosurgeon has suggested that I could slowly … Continue reading

August 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Let me explain…

I feel I should explain my absence from this blog.  Well, it turns out that my hockey life has interfered with my librarian life.  Six weeks ago I fell in a … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Busy spring of 2014

It’s going to be a busy spring of 2014.  First, there is Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) in Austin.  This is a nice conference that is usually very, very busy … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Facebook Page for Libraries are for Use

When I set up this blog on WordPress, I decided to forward all my postings to my personal Facebook page.  Later, I split my FB “personas” up – I have … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

You win some, you loose some…

As I’m finishing my transition from Blogger (a Google product) to (NOT self-hosted, I’m encountering issues I did not expect. One is…the usage stats are still higher for … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moving more assuredly into social media

I’ve added a new tool to my social media repertoire  –  I was actually looking for a way to collect stories, blog postings, etc. on a thread or hot-topic, … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The end of the beginning…

I’ve been doing some serious reconsideration about my blog — are my words being read? (well, a little)  Do I have regular readers? (well, a few)  Am I satisfied with … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

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