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  1. National Gaming Day at My Public Library

    By Cindi Trainor | Strike! Originally uploaded by cindiann Saturday was National Gaming Day, and my kids and I braved the cold, wet weather to check out the Wii games at the Village Branch of the Lexington Public Library. The staff report that the crowd w ...

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

  2. The Google Book Search Settlement: Heading Towards Resolution

    By Daniel A. Freeman | Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 If you are a regular reader of business or technology news (or for that matter, business technology news), you’ve probably heard a bit about the Google Book Search lawsuit that h ...

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

  3. A "Commons" Experience: Five Benefits of the Information Commons

    By Michael Stephens | In "The Comedy of the Commons," Dr. Carol M. Rose describes the commons as a place where each person adds more value. In our LIS701 course here at Dominican, we use Rose to illustrate the potential and usefulness of common ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  4. Happy Gaming Day greeting from an old friend

    By Patrick Hogan | Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Saturday, November 15, is National Gaming Day @ Your Library, and gamers are gearing up for major events around the country. Hasbro donated their game Pictureka to hundreds of librar ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  5. Hello ALA TechSource!

    By Patrick Hogan | I've been working backstage for some time now as manager of ALA Publishing's Online Resources unit, which in addition to ALA TechSource includes Guide to Reference and RDA: Resource Description & Access. With loads of help ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  6. Video Coverage of the Gaming Symposium

    By Daniel A. Freeman | Our friends at AL Focus have once again provided some great video coverage, this time from last week's Gaming, Learning and Libraries Symposium. To relive your fantastic memories, or to find out how much fun you missed, check o ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  7. Mancos PL Builds Green

    By Tom Peters | Second Life is good for a lot of things.  Professional networking is one of them.  I have met and worked with so many librarians in Second Life that I probably never would have met if I had confined my professional activities to real life. ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  8. Video Review of the 2008 LITA National Forum

    By Daniel A. Freeman | AL Focus has posted an excellent video review of the LITA National Forum that took place last month. Hat tip to our friends at LITA Blog for getting the word out about this first. ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  9. More on the Gaming Symposium at American Libraries

    By Daniel A. Freeman | Greg Landgraf at American Libraries has some outstanding coverage of the symposium over at AL Inside Scoop. You can read his detailed and comprehensive coverage symposium events here, here, here and here. ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools

  10. More Than Just a Game...

    By Daniel A. Freeman | My parents never bought me a Nintendo when I was a kid. They had this crazy idea that reading was the best way for me to learn and entertain myself, so I had to go over to my neighbors house when I wanted to play The Legend of Zelda ...

    Anonymous - 04/13/2017 - 18:02 - Professional Tools