Today’s stories include: student orientation sessions, privacy, reinventing the library catalog, temporary Kaiapoi library expansion, and more.
- @InverclydeLibs manager to join international network in New Zealand via @jeaninness1. (BoK1)
- Great stuff! Libraries are the heart of our towns. Hamilton Council backs down on library changes via @MoiraFraser. (BoK1)
- Architectural marvel it’s not, but we’ve worked hard on our little #eqnz library at Kaiapoi and we’re celebrating today from @first_lines. (BoK9)
- Take a look at some clever ideas from @theREALwikiman: Using Prezi & infographics in student orientation sessions. (BoK4)
- IMHO, “nonprofit” needs an overhaul: I’m just a nonprofiteer in a for-profit world by @itsjustkate via @janholmquist. (BoK9)
- Libs value privacy but we still buy from those who don’t. What msg are we giving? by @ThatAndromeda via @janholmquist. (BoK9)
- Exc overview: E-books and E-readers @ your library (slideshare): via @ALA_TechSource. (BoK7)
- Very clever: What would Steve Jobs say? Reinventing the Library Catalog by @aarontay. (BoK3)
#drmfree be the new normal?: 14,000 DRM-Free Project MUSE Ebooks To Go Live in January via @LibraryJournal. (BoK8)
- “Middle-class liberals are fighting to keep libraries open out of condescension for the less fortunate.” via @kebabette. (BoK1)
These stories are a hand-picked selection of the many being tweeted by a number of top quality library heroes I follow on Twitter.