High Browse OnlineA book blog run by colleagues. It features book reviews, editorials, librarians’ recommendations, readers’ recommendations, and listing of library events.Why blogging matters:For the most part, self assembling communities of bloggers hold a kind of virtual Socratic court, sorting out the issues of the day in a public forum, open to anyone, including spammers.Storynory.comThe […]
The Value of Libraries: “Libraries are part of the economic development package presented as part of the “quality of life” of a community. A public library is definitely part of the “essential services” that a city provides, both educationally and economically”. How very true! (via LISNews) Books for Lending, Data for Tracking (Free registration required): […]
If Books Are on Google, Who Gains and Who Loses?: A NY Times article on the Google Book Search (formerly known as Google Print) project. Taggytastic Library Catalog: Browsing the University of Huddersfield Library OPAC via a tag cloud. However, the tags are managed by librarians and not users. Would be good if there is […]
D-lightful marketing: An article from Harvard Business Review on the difference between the perception of good customer service of the company and its customers. Thus, it’s good that NLB has our annual Customer Satisfaction Survey for us to know what the customers think about us. (via Library Marketing) Machiavelli and Leadership: Is it applicable to […]
LIVE: "Celebrating Knowledge" Conference Originally uploaded by Isaak. Am attending the “Celebrating Knowledge” conference at Inter-Continental Hotel. Today’s the second day of the conference. Conference has been useful and insightful. Will update in the next couple of days on the proceedings.
Double Up On Your Reading: From 1st November 2005 to 31st January 2006, everyone’s loan quota of books from the National Library Board has been doubled. Ordinary members can up borrow up to 8 books and/or magazines (previously 4). For Premium members, they can now borrow up to 16 items and up to 8 AV […]
LIVE: From the Tourism Centre Originally uploaded by Isaak. Having an outreach at the Tourism Centre. If you are in the vicinity, do drop by.
We Shape Our Own Future: An interesting look into the battle over a library spending money on marketing. (via LibraryCrunch) Listening to You: An online expression corner for readers to share what they feel about their library and how the library is useful to them. (via Tame the Web) Narnia Order: A journalist at the […]