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By on March 11th, 2018. This post has No Comments »
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I have been watching Samantha Brown’s Places to Love on PBS and have enjoyed it. It talks about local places. That got me thinking about local libraries. I have wanted to visit the South Mountain Community Library on the campus of the South Mountain Community College. It is a joint use facility between the Maricopa […]

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Library Stuff

By on February 1st, 2015. This post has No Comments »
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Here are three twitter tweets about libraries that I found while traveling the interwebs. Career Spotlight: What I do as a librarian: http://t.co/I1PoqRG3UV pic.twitter.com/FBntVu2bPG — Lifehacker (@lifehacker) December 30, 2014 New blog post: "We'd Better Speak Up For Libraries." Why a library is essential and what we have to do about it. http://t.co/xIohmP8bQv — RobertInman […]

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Technogeneralist

By on September 14th, 2014. This post has No Comments »
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Dan Messer, aka the Cyberpunk Librarian, did a podcast recently called the "The Technogeneralist" http://cyberpunklibrarian.com/podcast/episode-18-the-technogeneralist/. In it he talks about "why it’s important to specialize in generalization". I have a Windows 7 computer, a Windows 8 mini laptop to teach with, a mac mini, a chromebook, a Raspberry Pi, a Samsung tablet and smartphone, an […]

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This is How I Work

By on September 14th, 2014. This post has No Comments »
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From Lifehacker’s Series. What is your current gig? Is this what you chose to be doing at this point in your life? Why or why not? Librarian. Yes. it’s what I wanted to be since the 7th grade when I became a student worker in the school library. I volunteered in our public library before […]

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Professional Learning Network

By on January 5th, 2014. This post has No Comments »
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The HyperLibMOOC had a good lesson on Online Professional Learning Networks. I thought I would post mine. Online Professional Learning Network Goals Statement: My online professional Learning Network will help me to keep up with trends in technology and libraries in Arizona as well as the US. Defined Scope: I am a librarian at a […]

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New Librarianship

By on December 8th, 2013. This post has No Comments »
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Interesting article 5 Principles of New Librarianship. Principle 1: New librarianship promotes multiple literacies. Libraries aren’t just books any more. We have music, dvds, books on cd, ebooks, audiobooks, and computers. We have to promote this to our patrons and community. Principle 2: New librarianship supports ubiquitous learning. 24/7 learning. An example of this is […]

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The Next Big Thing

By on December 3rd, 2013. This post has No Comments »
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I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since I actually posted to this last. I’ve been busy doing and working on other things. There was a program at the Internet Librarian this year called The Next Big Thing. It talked about the next big 3 things. 1st Moocs I’ve been keeping my eye on […]

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By on September 25th, 2006. This post has No Comments »
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File under personal Technorati Tag: personal I already have a delicious account. But I understand even better how it works and see how it is a good organizational tool. I created a name tag for my blog with them. Haven’t done much with technorati. But I should. I read Into a new world of librarianship […]

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July 10 2005

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I agree with what people are saying about librarians and libraries here. I don’t want libraries to stop being fun but I wish that people would start behaving everywhere not just in libraries. I love being a librarian and want others to want to become one as well.

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May 2 2005

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In a letter to Dear Abby, Librarians are people, too. Marian is right about people that don’t have manners who use the library. Please remember that we librarians are people too and to use library etiquette when visiting the library. Thank you!

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