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  1. Demystifying Library Standards

    On-Demand Once Free! The speakers address why standards are important to libraries and not just in the traditional technical services areas. As libraries are changing and evolving in an increasingly digital world, so are standards. This webinar explains h ...

    admin - 05/07/2015 - 15:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. The Cost of Information Overload

    By Daniel A. Freeman | LibraryStuff posted this article last week discussing how information overload is detrimental--apparently really, really detrimental--to productivity in American workplaces. With an estimated cost of 900 billion dollars annually, yo ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:00 - Professional Tools

  3. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year From ALA TechSource

    By Daniel A. Freeman | We're wrapping up our 2008 here at ALA, and as we head into the Holiday, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers for helping to make this a great year for ALA TechSource. It's been a privilege to come ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:00 - Professional Tools

  4. A Geek's Letter to Santa and a Farewell

    By Michelle Boule | There are seasons for everything. Seasons of life. Seasons of time. During this time of year, people often think about things for which they are thankful and things that they can give others to make them smile. I am thankful for the op ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:00 - Professional Tools

  5. Technology: The Year in Review

    By Jason Griffey | In the spirit of the bazillion other  year-end lists you will see over the coming weeks, I decided to list my Top 5 Most Influential Technologies of the year. These are the technologies that I think librarians need to be aware of, exami ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:00 - Professional Tools

  6. Cutting Edge IT Security at Utica College

    By Daniel A. Freeman | T his article from the Chronicle of Higher Education discusses Utica College's new Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF), which eventually will serve as a facility for government agences to store and examine extre ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:00 - Professional Tools

  7. Discrimination Against Gamers?

    By Daniel A. Freeman | There's been some discussion on the web about whether or not employers should be discriminating against gamers, given some claims that people who use their computers to play games will inevitably do so at the office and thus be ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:00 - Professional Tools

  8. Video Down Under

    By Cindi Trainor | Brisbane (AUS) City Library Originally uploaded by freerangelibrarian This photo of a patron watching a video in Queensland's Brisbane City Library was taken by Karen Schneider on her recent trip to Australia. Check out her set on ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 17:56 - Professional Tools

  9. Library of Congress Releases Report on Flickr Project

    By Daniel A. Freeman | Last Thursday, the Library of Congress released a report on their recent Flick pilot project. Jessamyn West at librarian.net has some great coverage highlighting the key points. Doug Caverly at WebProNews provides some coverage here ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:00 - Professional Tools

  10. Libraries in Southern California Face Budget Challenges

    By Daniel A. Freeman | It's a balmy 5 degrees Fahrenheit today in Chicago (well below zero with the wind chill), so naturally I am thinking about warmer places...Southern California, for instance. Of course, as nice as the weather is in the Golden St ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:00 - Professional Tools

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