Archive for April, 2009

Presentation: Library Gaming for Adults

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Presented at the Reaching Forward conference, May 1st 2009. Many thanks to all who attended, and to everyone on the conference planning committee for inviting me to participate. In the interest of keeping things paper-free, I’ve posted the handout here. Please right-click save-as to enjoy.

Adventures in Spam Blocking

Friday, April 17th, 2009

While combing through the spam filter at MPOW for false positives, I came across this gem: Thanks for the admonishment of “Don’t be an ass, this is NOT spam.” Now I can block it under the Library’s no-profanity rule, rather than the spam rule. Wink!

CIL Notes: New Tools for Metrics and Measures

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Staff members are probably your website’s biggest users. –Edward Iglesias I remain convinced that there are more useful ways of examining our data. We collect large numbers of stats – both those required for state reporting and those for our own internal measures – but each individual statistic seems to exist as an island unto […]

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