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About theweelibrarian

Liaison Librarian extraordinaire! Interests in libraries and technology, virtual worlds, gov pubs, fun and chocolate.

New home

Well, my little blog is growing up. I decided to move away from the free wordpress site to my own. Please join me over at my new home – and be sure to update your feed!

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Mobile Learning Sprint

Last week, Educause offered Mobile Sprint, 5 lunch time webinars over 5 days  on mobile learning. I must admit, I liked the continuing discussion that the 5 days allowed – it was more than just a webinar and it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Conference roundup

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I love conferencing. They are tiring and yet I almost always come back refreshed and excited to try new things. This time I managed to fit in two conferences nearly back … Continue reading

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On being thoughtful

I was reading one of Jenica’s recent posts and was struck by one of her comments: “We’d rather be outraged than thoughtful.” While she was speaking to age/generation issues, the truth of this statement rang out, at least to me. As … Continue reading

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Stealth librarianship or just good librarianship?

I’ve heard about stealth librarianship and the manifesto associated with it. Kendra’s  post over at Library Attack about stealth librarianship got me thinking about it again. I’ve read a few posts on stealth librarianship, including John’s original post and Andrew’s … Continue reading

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eBook User’s Bill of Rights

If you haven’t heard, there was lots of talk in the twitter verse and elsewhere this weekend. Ebook talk exploded over the weekend as HarperCollins announced restrictions on the number of uses per ebook for libraries. This could be a … Continue reading

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LibDay6: Day 5

Last day of LibDay6. Hopefully this week has given a glimpse into the types of things I do as an academic librarian. I really do love what I do – I get to work with great students and faculty, I … Continue reading

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Libday6: Day 4

Today feels slightly unproductive when I consider the extent of my week so far. Here’s how it went: Meeting with my OLA presentation group to discuss some of the finer points of the presentation Set up some student research consultations … Continue reading

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Two, two, two days in one!

Yes, I will admit it. I just didn’t have the energy yesterday to post my LibDay6: Day 2, it was, after all, a 12 hour day with 6 hours of teaching. So today, you get two days in one! Libday6: … Continue reading

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Libday6: Day 1

Working from home means more always gets done. It seems today was no exception. Started the day the same as everyone else: checking email and social networks. I sent in a small piece on QR codes for our library newsletter. … Continue reading

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