Provide And Pray

Earlier this year I listened to a podcast from The Engaging Brand about a new book called “The Social Organisation:  How to Use Social Media to Tap the Collective Genius of Your Customers and Employees“. One memorable aspect of this podcast was the reference to a practice that the authors referred to as “provide and pray”….

BoK Makeover

Last night I was putting the final touches to today’s Daily News when I realised that LIANZA had given the Bodies of Knowledge (BoKs) a makeover. This came as a surprise as there was no announcement that this had been completed. In March 2011 LIANZA indicated that a review of the Bodies of Knowledge (pdf) would occur…

It Is Personal

Revalidating your professional registration with LIANZA is not just a process. It is personal. Despite LIANZA providing a truckload of tips for librarians due to renew their professional registration, it can still seem just a wee bit too confusing and seriously stressful. Where do I start? What do I have to do? How many BoKs do I…

Podcasts Are Great For Learning About New Books

I love podcasts! It’s an opportunity to get some “me” time, and find out what’s going on in the world from a variety of perspectives. I listen to them while walking, on the exercycle, or in the car. I also find it the best way to keep up with new books and hear directly from…