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CIL2007 Sunday & Monday

   Posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2007 in Conferences, Library, Resources, Technology | Comments Off on CIL2007 Sunday & Monday

A coworker of mine and I are in Washington, DC, this week for the Computers in Libraries 2007 conference. So far, I’ve been to just three sessions (and some sightseeing), and it’s already worth the trip. First I went to Michael Sauers’ Sunday afternoon preconference session on integrating RSS into websites. This notion had always […]


Using Firefox On Our Public Computers

   Posted on Thursday, May 8th, 2008 in Library, Technology | 32 Comments »

My library is in the process of re-doing all of our public computers. One major change we’re making is to switch to Firefox for our web browser, instead of the Internet Explorer/Public Web Browser combo we’ve always used. The reason we’re switching is a simple one – Firefox is just cooler. It lets us have […]


Standing on the Keyboards of Giants

   Posted on Saturday, April 21st, 2007 in Random, Technology, Websites | 1 Comment »

During Jessamyn’s Pimp My Firefox talk at cil2007, something occurred to me. So much of the code used on websites today was written by someone else – themes, rss feeds, widgets, etc. I think this is great, as freeware/open source/creative commons all allow people to share good ideas – repacking them, repurposing them, resuing them.. […]


Reference Question of the Week – 4/15

   Posted on Saturday, April 21st, 2007 in Library, Reference Question | Comments Off on Reference Question of the Week – 4/15

Since I was traveling all week for cil2007, I don’t have a Reference Question of the Week. However, Kate posted about an Ohio newspaper writing a story on humorous library questions (sadly, they did not link to me). So, until next week, please check that out, or read a few questions from my archive.


Traveling for Business & Pleasure

   Posted on Thursday, April 12th, 2007 in Conferences, Library, Personal | Comments Off on Traveling for Business & Pleasure

These two weeks see me traveling to both Charleston, SC, and Washington, DC. Pleasure in Charleston, SC I was in Charleston to visit one of my closest friends, who I haven’t seen in way too long. In addition to just getting to spend time with her, we also spent a day on Bull Island, which […]


Working With Innovators

   Posted on Thursday, March 15th, 2007 in Library, Technology | Comments Off on Working With Innovators

One of my coworkers was recently recognized by the Northern Massachusetts Regional Library System (NMRLS) for his work in making library life easier. Chris Kupec (Assistant Director at Chelmsford) and Dean Baumeister of the Memorial Hall Library in Andover, MA, developed some free software to make the printing of routing slips possible for libraries using […]