Monthly Archives: November 2010

Publishers restricting the use of ebooks

I came across two articles today that discussed how publishers are blocking libraries from making more use of ebook loans.  The first article I came across was from the Guardian Newspaper and discusses the fact that the Publishers Association have announced that … Continue reading

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Effective Blogging for Libraries – new book

There is a new book from Facet Publishing providing practical information for “Effective Blogging for Libraries” by Connie Crosby a law librarian at the University of Toronto, details of the book and further free resources that can aid the new … Continue reading

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Useful tools for Librarians – Prezi and Jing

Lately I’ve been looking for ways to make my teaching more innovative. The content is reasonably static at this stage as there is a certain amount of information which new students have to know so I have been looking for … Continue reading

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Building Websites for Mobile Phones – CILIP Course

  For any librarians that have trouble getting their IT departments to build mobile friendly web sites there is a new CILIP course called “Building Websites for Mobile Phones” that is being held in January 19th 2011 that aims to help a … Continue reading

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Report back from the m-libraries: Information on the move one day event.

 I attended this event a few months ago, but I thought it would be good to share my report on this event as most of the information is still relevant.  Ken Banks – Founder of Kiwanja.net Most people in the … Continue reading

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