Yearly Archives: 2011

What, me worry? Or the Amazon “Library”

I am about as worried about the Amazon Kindle Lending Library  as I would be if a guy set up a box of worn paperbacks outside the library entrance and offered to lend them to people for $ 1 as

Posted in Library 2.0

iPad in my library

I’m lucky enough to be working in a great library.  Last June the library director, Marit Gro Berge, approved a project to give an iPad to all librarians working the reference desk. I was given the task of setting up

Posted in E-books, Future

Why did you become a librarian?

“I love to read!” Is the most common answer to the question of why you became a librarian. Sometimes longtime librarians sigh a little at this and start going on about how libraries are about so much more than books

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Posted in Future, Librarian 2.0, Library 2.0

Top five TED talks for librarians

Inspired by the brilliant Library blog Agnostic, maybe who made a list of top five TED talks that librarians should watch, I wanted to make my own list. Why don´t you do to? 1. Temple Grandin – The world needs all

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Posted in Blogging

One month without Facebook and Twitter

On January 26th  it was one month until my tenth anniversary as blogger. This started a train of thougth that mostly was about how my blogging frequency has decreased over the years. Of course it was easy to blame life,

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Thank you Jo Walton

Jo Walton has written my favorite book of 2011 (maybe the whole decade). Among others is not like other books. The number of layers in this book is so great that I will probably have to re-read it several times

Posted in bookblogging
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