Archive for January, 2009

Liveblogging Someone Else’s Liveblog

Monday, January 26th, 2009

I didn’t go to ALA Midwinter this year. (Actually, I’ve never attended Midwinter. )But now that I’ve been reading the writeups on the various conference proceedings, I kind of wish I had. I’m particularly taken by David Lee King’s summary of Marshall Breeding’s talk on Next Generation Library Interfaces. We’re hard at work at implementing […]

Lamenting the Loss of Twitter Local

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Until recently, one of the go-to items in my Twitter Toolbox was Twitter Local, which enabled you to locate area tweeters simply by plugging in a ZIP code. When embracing Twitter as an outreach tool, it’s important to identify those from your virtual network who phyiscally exist within your service area. A few weeks ago, […]

The National Mini-Mall

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

We’ve had C-SPAN running all day at MPOW. Visitors to the library have at least 5 spaces where they can watch the inauguration festivities. Regardless of your political affiliation, it’s so thrilling to see the public coming together to view the induction of a public official in a public space.  What’s even more telling is […]

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