October 1st has been declared Follow a Library Day in the twitterverse.
This Friday, tweet the name of whatever libraries are your favorite to follow on Twitter along with the hashtag #followalibrary to share your library-appreciation with everyone you know.
More information is available on Facebook, Twitter and the #followalibrary blog.
Last weekend on the Sunday Edition on CBC Radio, a panel of scholars, administrators and affiliated parties came together at my alma mater, Dalhousie University, to talk about the value of a post-secondary education in Canada.
It was an interesting, multifaceted debate, and one that forever rages in the minds of anyone who is going [...]
On the topic of making library instruction fun and engaging, here’s a list of hoax sites useful for sessions on evaluating the web. I have loosely organized them by subject and included additional resources at the end.
Business & Finance CarpSoft Corporate Solutions The Onion (Economy section) Computer Science Click Monkeys Computer Tan First Page [...]
Like it or not, September is the month that has most academic librarians running around from class to class doing all that they can to ensure students know about what resources are available to them and how to use them effectively. This is usually accomplished through one hour classes where the librarian talks [...]