Monthly Archives: April 2011

ACRL New England’s ITIG Digicamp

Today I went with Laura to ACRL New England’s  ITIG Digicamp at Holy Cross. There was a good mix of techie types of varied title and interest to chat with, and I learned some fun things: In a session on … Continue reading

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Special Librarians Association Diverse Universe Blog

I’ve been trying and trying and trying to figure out what kinds of positions librarians can hold besides working for academic, public, or school libraries. I have this vague notion of corporategovernmentnonprofitculturalinstitution librarians, but it’s a very amorphous notion.  I … Continue reading

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Research for the Day: User Experience Design

I’m doing a poster presentation on library signage in June at the RI Library Association Conference, and today my co-worker handed me two articles she came across about library signage. They got be thinking more broadly: signage represents one of … Continue reading

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the wikiman: Stop breaking the basic rules of presenting!

Completing my compilation site of research resources and strategies, I clicked over to slideshare and found this presentation.   I like it! Seeing that he’s a librarian, I clicked over to his twitter and blog, and liked it more. It’s … Continue reading

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New skills

Lately I’ve become more interested in the possibilities of GIS librarianship. I’m definitely going to keep an eye on this blog. Onward to research how to get experience with Geographic Information Systems! resources: http://gis.com/ http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/gis_poster/ http://www.esri.com/library/whitepapers/pdfs/metadata-and-gis.pdf http://www.nhgis.org/ http://gisatbrown.typepad.com/ http://edcommunity.esri.com/universityprograms/onlinedb.cfm

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