In this new edition of In the Library with a Comic Book, Jack Baur and Amanda Jacobs Foust interview creator Scott McCloud of The Sculptor and Understanding Comics. Their recommended reads in this podcast: Displacement, An Age of License and Rat Queens.
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In this new edition of In the Library with a Comic Book, Jack Baur and Amanda Jacobs Foust interview author Mariko Tamaki of This One Summer and Skim. Their recommended reads in this podcast: How to be Happy, Rocket Girl, Star Wars, Swallow Me Whole, Over Easy and SuperMutant Magic Academy.
A great deal of time and energy is spent creating an online presence through library websites, blogs, and social media. It is important to know if your organization’s audience is using the resources or if perhaps you need to make changes. To measure usage and make informed decisions, you need analytics.
Infopeople instructor Rita Gavelis notes that through the regular collection of statistical data or “analytics”, you can:
Are you always looking for interesting programming ideas? We’ve pulled together some ideas and resources that were shared in two recent Infopeople courses.
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Join CLA President Robert Karatsu in a conversation with the iconic director of the San Diego County Library system Jose Aponte as they discuss “What is Leadership?” Both Jose and Robert have led highly successful organizations (San Diego County Library won Library Journal’s 2012 “Library of the Year” and in 2013, while Robert was the director of the Rancho Cucamonga Public Library, they won the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service) but two more seemingly different people you will not meet.
Today’s news is filled with discussion of last night’s Oscar winners. Did your favorites win? I had not seen many of the nominees or winners, but I did watch trailers to get a feel for some of the films. A good trailer can really get you excited about a movie.
Join CLA President Robert Karatsu as he first gives an overview of the 2015 CLA “Spring Fling” programs. The “Spring Flings” are continuing education programs sponsored (and produced) by CLA’s different interest groups. This year, the Technical Services, Management, Youth Services, Technology, Collection Development and Student Interest Groups are all going to do at least one program. Find out more when you tune in! Also, Robert will give an update on the Weed Community Library and talk to the people who organized the crowdfunding campaign that successfully reached its financial goal.