Monthly Archives: October 2005

I have made it to Monterey

Monterey Bay Originally uploaded by ashkev. After about 10 hours of traveling and four airports, we made it to Monterey. We checked in to our hotel, walked around downtown, ate some Mexican food, then I picked up my materials for … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Internet Librarian 2005

Well, I have just started packing for my trip to Monterey and I came across this bit of information. The conference dress code is business casual. This is a bit of a problem for me. You see, I have two … Continue reading

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Neil Gaimon on iPods and libraries

Boing Boing links to Neil Gaimon’s answer to a fan’s question about putting an MP3 CD book that was checked out at her library onto her iPod. If you’re listening to it, and you’ve got an iPod or suchlike MP3 … Continue reading

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Weblog Usability: The Top Ten Design Mistakes

Usability Guru Jakob Nielson has published an article about weblog usability. He includes the following top ten list: Usability Issues 1. No Author Biographies 2. No Author Photo 3. Nondescript Posting Titles 4. Links Don’t Say Where They Go 5. … Continue reading

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Cass District Library on the news!

All of our hard marketing work has paid off 😉 Look closely at this clip and you will see a shot of our PACs. 🙂

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The Library Isn’t a baby-sitter

LisNews pointed to an interesting commentary about censorship. While I applaud their effort to inform us, I think that they highlighted the wrong quote from the article. This is the bit that I took to heart 🙂 He said that … Continue reading

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David Rogers’ Big Bugs at Fernwood

Praying Mantis Originally uploaded by ashkev. Mimi and I took Julia and Avery to see the Big Bugs at Fernwood this Saturday. Everyone had a great time and the bugs were very impressive. This is the last weekend for the … Continue reading

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Happy 4th Birthday Princess

DSC01337 Originally uploaded by ashkev.

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Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web 2.0 refers to a perceived transition of the World Wide Web from a collection of websites to a full-fledged computing platform serving web applications to end users. The proponents of this thinking expect that … Continue reading

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Dancing Diva

Dancing Diva Originally uploaded by ashkev. We had a great time the other day watching Julia’s Dance Recital. I really love the three and four year old’s rendition of Swan Lake 🙂

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