Category Archives: Library

Edubuntu Library Update

So here is where things stand with the Edubuntu project at the Cass District Library. I purchased a server from a local computer shop. Here are the specs: ATX 611 Case Black Intel® Desktop Board DG965RY Intel Core 2 Duo … Continue reading

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Building Blocks, Touring One Block at a Time

National Building Museum Originally uploaded by ashkev. Jennifer and I went on LAMA’s library building tour pre-conference today. We began the tour at the MLK Library. We were broken up into groups and given our metro passes. The first library … Continue reading

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Michael Gorman’s anti-Internet rant – Featured on Boing Boing

Boing Boing: Michael Gorman’s anti-Internet rant I guess Mr. Gorman is getting the attention he was looking for.

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Looking forward to ALA

I am gearing up for ALA in DC. I will be leaving 6/21 and coming back on 6/26. I am looking forward to hearing about new open source solutions for libraries, and finding out what other little libraries are doing … Continue reading

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More Workshop Stuff

I had a good time teaching a couple of workshops at MLC last Friday.  I taught the Wonderful World of Wikis, and Online Tutorials with CamStudio.  I have posted several links and a powerpoint presentation on my Workshop Files page.

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SMLC Blogging, IM and Podcasting Workshop

Thanks to all of the enthusiastic participants of yesterday’s workshop. I had a great time, and I appreciate the hard work that you all did, and the enthusiastic response you gave me. As promised, I have posted all of the … Continue reading

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Welcome SWMLC Workshop Folks

It will be interesting to see how this workshop works out, as it appears that Blogger is blocked by the filter here. 🙂

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Kurt Vonnegut, Novelist Who Caught the Imagination of His Age, Is Dead at 84 – New York Times

Kurt Vonnegut, Novelist Who Caught the Imagination of His Age, Is Dead at 84 – New York Times RIP Mr. Vonnegut “So it goes”        

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If you are going to use the Library’s Wifi…you better go in the building…

Boing Boing: Use free wireless in Alaska, lose your laptop

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I have been using the meebo me widget on the CDL website for a couple of months now. It is nice to see that the folks at meebo appreciate the fact that many librarians are now embracing IM! Turns out … Continue reading

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