Monthly Archives: January 2011

Succession planning in libraries (a survey)

robinna/ January 30, 2011/ Libraries/ 0 comments

A colleague and I are gathering data on succession planning in the library. We invite you to respond to our survey at, and share with us your voice regarding succession planning at your library. We will share the results with you once our project is completed.Thank you,Angiah Davis ——————–Angiah Davis, MSLISReference Librarian, Information & Research ServicesRobert W. Woodruff Library

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What is your time worth?

robinna/ January 30, 2011/ my projects/ 2 comments

In the last week, I’ve received 3 requests to teach or train people in various things. Basically, they want me to teach them what they should know 1) to do a particular job for which they don’t want to hire someone or 2)to do the job for which they were hired, but clearly do not have the skills (or to

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My art & photographs (and a facebook page!)

robinna/ January 27, 2011/ social media, my projects, my art/ 0 comments

A little bit of self PR My paintings & photographs as well as art news my page and “liking” it will mean you will receive new art & photos through your facebook news stream. No need to friend me or share your personal info with me 😉 (unless you just want to!) This is all done through FBML and CSS

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Lyrasis member news

robinna/ January 24, 2011/ Libraries/ 0 comments

For those who might be interested: (snip)Changes that will directly benefit members include:New Member Advisory/Interest Groups to enable members to contribute to the development of LYRASIS programs and services;The creation of the Ideas & Insights Series to allow members to share their knowledge and experience with other professionals in the field;Broadened Professional Development and Consulting services to support member Web

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Seeking peer reviewers, school media literacy

robinna/ January 19, 2011/ Libraries/ 0 comments

the U.S. Department of Education 2011 Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Call for Peer ReviewersFebruary 4, 2011 as the deadline for receiving resumes of potential reviewers. The announcement is available here,

Personal Knowledge Management (Free webinar!)

robinna/ January 15, 2011/ Libraries, productivity/ 0 comments

Personal Knowledge Management: A Framework for Librarians( )Presented by Elisabeth Shields Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 11:15am – 12:15pm Eastern TimeSeparate registration is required for each hour-long session (free & open to all) Searching is the easy part. But what do you do with all the material youve collected? What happens when you find an article that reminds you of

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Seeking participants in Internet Privacy (Athens area)

robinna/ January 12, 2011/ Technology/ 0 comments

Russell Forum, a civic engagement program of the Russell Library is still actively seeking about 5-7 additional participants to test a new National Issues Forums guide on privacy on the internet. This issue guide will be of particular interest to those who mediate internet resources and public users in library contexts. No previous experience with NIF forums is necessary to

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It’s true…. I’m writing a book (no. 3 in list)

robinna/ January 4, 2011/ Libraries, social media, semantic web, Design, my projects/ 0 comments

The Tech Set II Cloud Computing in Libraries – Marshall Breeding, Director for Innovative Technologies and Research for the Vanderbilt University Libraries Cloud computing offers organizations new cost-effective ways to use Web services for their computing needs including software applications, data storage, cloud development platforms, and processing power. This informative handbook provides a comprehensive view of the cloud computing landscape,

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