Infopeople's bookguy Michael Cart grouses in his latest podcast -- at length -- about the winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature (hint: it wasn't an American . . . again!).
Here is a list of citations from this podcast.
In this podcast, Infopeople's book maven Michael Cart reports on modern reinterpretations of the classic King Arthur legends, focusing on the just-published Here Lies Arthur by British novelist Philip Reeve and also on T. H.
In 2007, OCLC was awarded a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to explore attitudes and perceptions about library funding and to evaluate the potential of a large-scale marketing and advocacy campaign to increase public library funding in the U.S. The findings of this research are available in the OCLC report, From Awareness to Funding: A study of library support in America.
It’s not as if we haven’t heard of podcasting—producing simple and inexpensive audio and video recordings which can be shared online with anyone interested in what we are doing. We may, on the other hand, be wondering what it means to us and to the library members and guests we serve.
We had a lively webinar today with George Needham and Joan Frye Williams doing a two-hour presentation on "Resurrecting Reference." If you missed the live event, the archive is available.
The text chat had lots of really good information and discussion, so I thought I'd extract some of the links for folks who may have missed them as they whizzed by.
In this episode of Thinking Out Loud, George and Joan and their guest Jennifer Baker take a hard look at what libraries count, how they do it, why they do it, and ask whether the info we gather is accomplishing what it should.