Wishing everyone who happens to drop by a Happy Lunar New Year. Librarianship A Good Career To Pursue …A US News article says that librarianship has a very good outlook in 2006 though one part of it talks about the presence of search engines that would result in a decline in job prospects.(via LibrarianInBlack.net) Blogs […]
Librarian’s Guide to EtiquetteA tongue-in-cheek guide on what kinds of etiquette a librarian should possess. Here are two that I like that have been posted in the last couple of months: Business cards, Practical uses for and Food in the library, Policing. Go read and have a good laugh. Just don’t do it at the […]
The American Library Association just announced the winners of the John Newbery Medal, Randolph Caldecott Medal, Michael L. Printz Award and the Coretta Scott King Book Award among many other awards. John Newbery Medal: Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins Randolph Caldecott Medal: The Hello, Goodbye Window by Chris Raschka Michael L. Printz Award: Looking […]
< ul> Library 2.0: A View from the Third WorldSo far, most discussions on Library 2.0 has been from the West, where the focus for libraries are to offer access from anywhere, at anytime. However, the focus of libraries from developing countries is entirely different as their users might not have access to the Internet […]
Was in the cab yesterday on the way home when I heard an interesting topic over the radio, Love 97.2FM. The deejay, Violet, was asking listeners to call in to tell her about the bad experiences they have while in the library and what they might have done that was considered bad etiquette. However, all […]
A Service-able CatalogueInteresting things are happening with catalogue at the University of Huddersfield. However, you’ll need to be using Firefox with the Greasemonkey plug-in installed to be able to see what is shown on the screenshots in the post. But it’s very neat and it might useful to the readers to inform them that the […]
Outreach at MCYS Originally uploaded by Isaak. We’re currently doing an outreach at MCYS. If you are in the vicinity, do come by to pay us a visit to borrow books or ask us a question.
Celebrating LibrariesAn opportunity for everyone to share how the library has helped changed their life. The National Library Board has just launched a ‘Celebrating Libraries’ campaign to solicit your views and thoughts on how libraries have a positive impact on the users’ lives. These will then be compiled into a book. You can also get […]