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  1. Watching Movies in the Future

    By Daniel A. Freeman | This article from Monday's Wall Street Journal previews the future of movie-watching. As cool as a lot of this stuff sounds, I can't help but think that if these predictions are true, all the time and money libraries are s ...

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

  2. A Helpful Presentation on Web 2.0 for Smaller Libraries

    By Daniel A. Freeman | Web 2.0 expert and Library Technology Reports author Sarah Houghton-Jan posted this presentation at her blog Librarian in Black. "Web 2.0 Services for Smaller, Underfunded Libraries" can help librarians use social networki ...

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

  3. More on Twitter and Reporting the News

    By Daniel A. Freeman | Yesterday's New York Times featured this piece, which discussed how newspaper journalists have become avid users of Twitter: Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExpl ...

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

  4. The Economic Crisis & Your Library Technology

    By Daniel A. Freeman | From Maine to San Diego, San Antonio to Minneapolis, Librarians everywhere are feeling the heat of the current economic crisis. When the economy is bad, local and state governments suffer, and budget cuts follow. Unless you are luck ...

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

  5. As Print Struggles, Twitter Flourishes

    By Daniel A. Freeman | It's no secret that these are tough times for the publishing industry. We've been discussing the precarious position of the publishing industry for some time now, and the current economic crisis certainly isn't making ...

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

  6. More on the "Wondrous" Library Art

    By Daniel A. Freeman | Our very own Michael Stephens has some additional information about the fantastic sculpture I wrote about last Wednesday. Check out his post at Tame the Web. ...

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

  7. Q: What does it take to create a user-centered website?

    By Cindi Trainor | A: Users!  My library designed and unveiled a new website for fall 2008, and one task we haven't yet attempted is gathering organized feedback through direct observation of students, while they use the site. We'll be conductin ...

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

  8. Planning & Pitfalls: Using Pageflakes for a Public Library Portal

    By Michael Stephens | In one of my major talks- "The Hyperlinked Library"- I use many different examples, and often change them to keep them as current as possible. One example I've used for over a year is the Dublin City Library's cre ...

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

  9. Stunning Library Art

    By Daniel A. Freeman | Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Before we take our Thanksgiving break, I thought I’d leave you with these very cool images from the Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. branch of the Pima County Public Library in Tucson, A ...

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

  10. Making Friends

    By Kate Sheehan | Online life is fraught with drama. We all have stories of unexpectedly adolescent awkwardness erupting in our digital lives. Online friending can get weird enough when you're stumbling across high school frenemies, but toss in your ...

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