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The librarian smartphone

Seeing as everybody and their dog is launching a smartphone these days I thought we should have a librarian smartphone, or since librarian and smart are just synonyms, we’ll call it the librarianphone (Lphone,) as well. So, how would a Lphone

Posted in Library 2.0

Coding in libraries – a new service?

There are so many things happening around in libraries these days. I love how some libraries are becoming makerspaces, and other libraries are connecting to their communities in new and creative ways.  At the same time there is a drive for more

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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

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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First post from Galaxy Tab

We have aquired a Galaxy Tab at work and this is the first blogpost I write on it.  I have paired it with an Apple wireless keyboard via Bluetooth (yes I appreciate the irony ¦-) ) and use the WordPress

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From collection management to connection management

This little video looks at some of the most important issues for libraries today. You Must Focus on Connection Management Instead of Collection Management from R. David Lankes on Vimeo. Just the opening slide is worth the admission:-) The best

Posted in Library 2.0

Teaching wordpress

I am now teaching wordpress to the board of the Norwegian Special Libraries Assocation

Posted in Library 2.0
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