Monthly Archives: November 2011

Free Webinar – A Small But Powerful Webinar for Winning Big Support for Your Rural Library

A Small But Powerful Webinar for Winning Big Support for Your Rural Library 14 December, 2011 [2pm Eastern/11 am Pacific Time] Duration: 60 min] The ALA Office for Literacy & Outreach Services produced a toolkit this year entitled “The popular … Continue reading

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Sorcer container of the quarter

I’m reviving the Sorcer container themed post for a Friday dose of reader advisory.

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Pic of the Week – The 3 Wise Monkeys

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.

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Astana National Library, Kazakhstan

Like an UFO sitting quietly waiting to lure you into alien grounds, the Astana National Library is a work of art presenting a sense of complexity with serenity.

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Extraordinary Libraries and Museums – 2011 IMLS Medal Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 National Medal for Museum and Library Service!!! The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has selected five libraries and five museums for this year’s award. They are:

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Cat meets Kev at the Telstra Business Women’s Awards

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Check out our RFID Automated Return Sorter Video

We’ve recently put this video of our RFID Automated Return Sorter (this is Boroondara’s) on YouTube. 

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Pic of the Week – Sniffing Around?

Sniffing around lately? A pair of this might be helpful.

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Comparison of e-Readers and Tablets

With iOS, Android and Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 becoming the clear top three mobile OS, the e-readers and tablet warfare is brewing with contenders finding success by securing new footholds and partnerships to compete against Apple’s dominance. Users who are looking for … Continue reading

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Wednesday morning pop quiz: How many bytes of storage would the Library of Babel take if it was stored in a digital format?

This was the question posed on Quora, the question and answer online community,  last Friday.

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