The past month (and in almost any “past month”), tech media stories have been awash with a few high profile stories that cry out for library-level responses. The pair selected for highlighting here involve a collection-oriented concern and one related to community information needs.
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At the onset of April, we posted Infopeople’s busy and rich offerings for the month. And, wow, library staff got busy, too, and signed up, signed in, and signified a grand scale of engagement! Here’s a scan of how all that busy busy busy quantified:
Infopeople hosted a fascinating webinar today (Apr 30, 2014) on How to Organize and Run a Successful Human Library. Unfortunately the Infopeople website chose the minutes leading up to the start of the webinar to go down (Murphy’s Law, anyone?). So some folks may have not been able to get into the webinar in a timely fashion.
It’s only words and words are all [we] have
Yesterday, Infopeople announced the grand reopening–okay, the notice–of the free (free!) independent online learning series, Affordable Care Act @ Your California Public Library. And no, it wasn’t an April Fools’ Day joke. What the heck? Did we somehow miss the word that the initial enrollment period for the health insurance marketplace closed March 31?