Los Angeles Times Article: Not Dead Yet: Libraries still vital, Pew Report Finds

I love Libraries, a page I like on Facebook just posted this article on their page and I am compelled to share it here.  Seems all us librarians are right, libraries aren’t dead yet.  And they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.  60% of respondents to Pew’s survey say they have used the library in the […]

Wikis and Blogs: A Review of the Literature

This weeks readings covered Wikis and Blogs.  Both applications are great tools for librarians and libraries.  Until I started in this program, I had only ever used Wikipedia and the Wookiepedia (the Star War wiki) and never would have thought of them as having an academic application.  My experience with blogs however, is a bit […]

Web 2.0, Library 2.0, and Librarian 2.0: A Review of Literature

Ok, this is a new feature.  As part of my Social Media class I am required to write my reflections on what I read for the week.  I need a nifty name for this so please leave your suggestions in the comments.  My posts here will be a little more in depth than the ones […]

Reading Lists, and Discussion Board Posts, and Blogs oh my!

It seems that this semester, textbooks a couple of journal articles won’t be the only things I have to read.  Already three days into the semester, and the Discussion Boards for both classes move at lightening speed it seems.  And then there are the blog posts I’ll have to read as well. While the reading […]

Here’s To One More Year of School

Two years down, one more to go.  Tomorrow marks the first day of my third and final year of library school.  I’m so ready for this to done with.  I have five classes left to take out of thirteen. My last required class is Collection Development.  I’ve logged into Blackboard and it looks like all […]