Online Newsstand Project

What a terrific idea this is.  The Online Newsstand Project brings libraries together to make magazine articles simpler to access.  Magazine covers are displayed on your library’s website and your customers simply click through to […]

MHLS Build Your Base Online project – RSS examples

I’m working with the Mid-Hudson Library System on a 10 week 23 things online learning project, which is part of their Building Your Base  project, a 2 year grant funded project focusing on helping library […]

Having friends over for dinner: Circulating Ideas podcast

It was a crazy busy summer for me and I didn’t notice this wonderful new podcast by Steve Thomas until last week. Circulating Ideas is a monthly interview with librarians from all walks of our […]

New York’s Flood Damaged Libraries & Donation Form

Flood Damaged Libraries & Donation Form Michael Borges of the New York Library Association sent a  NYLINE email this morning with more information about libraries that suffered damage in the Hurricane Irene floods. And with continued flooding  from […]

“Child of the Library” Library Closures Protest Song

“A sea of story waits for you behind the library door, Don’t say we can’t afford it anymore” Piers Cawley sings his “Child of the Library” song at OSCON in July 2011.  I’d love this […]

Recovery in Schoharie & Middleburgh NY

Recovery in Schoharie & Middleburgh NY More Photos from Jay Harsevoort And Middleburgh photos from Janice212 Photos of flood damage at Schoharie Free Library More information and how you can help: Updated Sept 6, 2011 […]

Schoharie Free Libary – Irene Damage

Photos of damage to the Schoharie Free Library   Ways we can help! Some Libraries Still Flooded After Irene and in Need of Help – details about Middleburgh,  Schoharie & other libraries in need. Libraries […]

Libraries in Need after Hurricane Irene

Updated Sept. 3, 2011 Last weekend, Hurricane Irene ripped out the hearts of so many communities in the NorthEast and elsewhere. I have friends who have lost their belongings, friends who are without power and […]

Using WordPress as a Library Content Management System

This is a little embarrassing. I just realized I’d never actually posted here about the now not-so-new ALA Library Technology Report the Kyle Jones & I wrote on  Using WordPress as a Library Content Management […]

Night Owls

What a great idea!  Night Owls -  Cuyahoga County (OH) Public Library’s after-hours book discussion is held on Thursday evenings in the Notes section of their Facebook page. There were about a dozen folks there […]