Thursday, December 21, 2006
Thursday, December 14, 2006
If you have a MySpace page, you can now add ALA to your "Top 8" list! You can view ALA's MySpace page at http://www.myspace.com/atyourlibrary. Take a look at the "Top 8" and see if you recognize any of the libraries there...
Wednesday, December 6, 2006
WisCon happens in Madison, Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-28, 2007. It's a hugely popular event and will fill. A brief description from their homepage:
"This is the world's leading feminist science fiction convention. WisCon encourages discussion and debate of ideas relating to feminism, gender, race and class. WisCon welcomes writers, editors and artists whose work explores these themes as well as their many fans. We have panel discussions, academic presentations, and readings as well as many other uncategorizable events. WisCon is primarily a book-oriented convention... with an irrepressible sense of humor."
For more info: www.wiscon.info
Monday, December 4, 2006
Register by Friday, Dec. 29th. Talk to me if you're going. I would be happy to meet up with people there.
Friday, December 1, 2006
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Sue Searing, the LIS librarian at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and graduate assistants from GSLIS provide a "Current Clips" service. As they say on their site:
"This free service offers thoughtful, easy-to-read summaries of the key recent publications in the field, for practicing librarians, information professionals and academics. Each issue focuses on a topic of current concern to the Library and Information community. "
Take a look:
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
End of Semester Hours
Saturday, December 9th: Open 12-9
Sunday, December 10th: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, December 22nd: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Winter Break Hours
December 23rd - January 1st: Closed
January 2nd - January 5th: 9:00am - 1:00pm
January 6th - January, 7th: Closed
January 8th - January 12th: 9:00am - 5:00pm
January 13th - January, 14th: Closed
January 15th (MLK Day): Closed
January 16th - January 19th: 9:00am - 5:00pm
January 20th - January, 21st: Closed
Spring Semester Hours: January 22nd - May 11th
Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
They are also available on the extended hours page.
Friday, November 24, 2006
Homepage for "World's Fastest Librarian"
And in this week's AL Direct there was a note about "Investigate the Possiblites," a short on YouTube that is a promo for a PL in Kentucky in film noir style:
Wednesday, November 22, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Goines and http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/goines.htm
What does "street lit" have in common with other genre fiction? What did you find compelling? Hard to read? We'll talk about these and other questions 12:00-1:00, December 1, 2006 in the SLIS Library.
Monday, November 20, 2006
Columbia, School of Information Science and Learning Technologies). The
latest is with Michael Powell of Powell's Bookstore in Portland and
there is an archive with many others of interest.
Thursday, November 16, 2006
- Search many libraries for an item and then locate it in a library nearby
- Find books, music, and videos to check out
- Find research articles and digital items (like audiobooks) that can be directly viewed or downloaded
- Link to "Ask a Librarian" and other services at your library
- Post a review or notes about an item