Archive for December, 2007

Adventures in Screencasting

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

We recently downloaded Camtasia at MPOW, and I’ve been teaching myself to create screencasts. This is my first attempt, on using online resources to find obituaries online. While I did feel slightly morbid discussing the topic, it is a question that we get asked all the time. So far, the software’s been pretty intuitive to […]

Karate Dentist!

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

I saw this whilst Christmas shopping: Clearly, the best dentist ever, as long as it comes with a good anesthesiologist. I was originally going to post it for the amusement value, but it got me thinking. Not all tools (in libraries or otherwise) are used according to their intended purpose. Sometimes two features come together […]

Staff Day Video

Monday, December 17th, 2007

MPOW just had its staff in-service this past Friday, of which the Firefox presentation was a part. As the kick-off to the day’s events and the introduction to our director’s State of the Library address, my coworker and I made this video. As you can see, it’s a sober-eyed look into the life of a […]

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