01.03.2013 – ALIA Online Proceedings. The Problem With Children’s Books. An Invisible Library.

New Zealand Worth reading: The invisible library for invisible people | @Auckland_Libs. (BoK9) Worldwide The best cataloguing movie ever! via @lewisr3. (BoK3) Have you wondered the same things?: The Problem with Children’s Books: A Parent’s Perspective via @stephmcg. (BoK4) Ooh! Could we have one of these, please @first_lines?: Suggestion wall at UTS Library via @malbooth. (BoK7) The proceedings…

26.02.2013 – Valuing Diversity. SCVNGR. What Makes A Great Library Worker.

New Zealand Community space available at central library (HamNZ_Libraries) via @laurindathomas. (BoK3) Hear hear! (key word is ‘valuing’): Valuing diversity in our libraries | @KiwiLibrarian. (BoK9) Worldwide Want to know how we used SCVNGR with On Your Marks!, what worked, and what didn’t at ALIAOnline? | @gamifyonline13. (BoK7) I’m assuming experience and quals are a given. Or is it?:…

23.02.2013 – DRM Lawsuit. Library Sacred Cows. LinkedIn For Librarians.

New Zealand No news today. Worldwide Getting Started With Social Media For Your Library | @vonburkhardt. (BoK7) On my ‘to listen to’ list: Q&A about our LibraryRant in which we answer questions from listeners via @gigglesigh. (BoK9) FTW! Library Sacred Cows: An advice column for librarians via @sallyheroes. (BoK9) DRM Lawsuit Filed By Independent Bookstores Against Amazon, ‘Big…

15.02.2013 – Altmetrics. Conference Overload. Kobo And Kindle In Canada.

New Zealand Watch this space!: Here’s a glimpse of what @booksadventures is aiming for in a 6 month contract with @Auckland_Libs. (BoK3) Worldwide I really like this post from @librarianxiety as a way out of conference overload: 2 Conferences, 10 goals. (BoK9) Managing Your Career in a Negative Environment via @librarianbyday. (BoK9) Kobo & Kindle compete in the Google search boxing…

14.02.2013 – New Katherine Mansfield Short Story Found. #NLS6. Super Librarians.

New Zealand Reflecting on questionable journals in scholarly databases | @novamacaria. (BoK8) Includes some good links: Hospital for School Library Books | @L2_S2S. (BoK9) Media release: New Katherine Mansfield short story found! | @NLNZ. (BoK5) Worldwide Read the #nls6 storified tweets for Monday morning and Monday afternoon via @sallyheroes. (BoK1) Really like this idea – library interfaces that…

10.02.2013 – Freegal At @Auckland_Libs. Most Borrowed Titles In UK. Research Into Librarian Blogs.

New Zealand Freegal – free & legal music is under threat at @Auckland_Libs  via @scooperova. (BoK3) Worldwide OPACs aren’t designed to help users-they’re designed to expose catalog records (a design/ux pov) | @LibraryJournal. (BoK7) The most borrowed titles in British Libraries via @bibliobot. (BoK2) What it takes to be a 21st century librarian via @jaygee35. (BoK9) Reading:…

03.02.2013 – Hamilton Council Faces Uturn Over Library Fees. RFID Blue Sky Thinking. @Library_Vic’s Future Direction.

New Zealand Whoop. The first APNK newsletter of the year, comin’ at ya (pdf) | @PeepsNetwork. (BoK3) The plan to raise revenue didn’t work: Hamilton council faces U-turn over @HamNZ_Libraries fees  via @corinh. (BoK9) Worldwide Hiring the Next Wave of Multicultural Librarians via @socialmediabutt. (BoK9) Some blue sky thinking from @ggnewed on RFID in libraries | @mickfortune. (BoK7)…