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Reflections on Video Bootcamp

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

It’s been two years since the launch of my library’s Digital Media Lab. What was once a storage room is now an active space for patrons to edit video, create music, design artwork, and archive their old media. We’ve settled into a good routine, using a mixture of experienced volunteers and Computer Lab staff to […]

IOLUG 2009: Social Library is People!

Friday, November 13th, 2009

I’m presenting at the Indiana Online Users Group fall symposium “Hot or Not: Managing Digital Identity.” It’s a privilege to have been invited to speak about creating a unique identity for your organization, in a presentation I’m calling “Social Library is People!” Because it’s true. Like Soylent Green, it’s the individuals within the institution that […]

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!

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