Monthly Archives: November 2005

Evil Copy Protection Software

Boing Boing: Library won’t buy Sony CDs This is a no brainer. Every library should shun this stuff, if not on moral grounds, then definitely on the grounds that the library might be found liable. We have such a meager … Continue reading

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We went live….and I am still alive :)

I am just now able to take a breath. We went live on November 10th with Horizon 7.4 and HIP 4.1. That’s right, I said 4.1. We were moving from classic Dynix and WebPac, and this is my first experience … Continue reading

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http://www.blyberg.net/

John Blyberg of the Ann Arbor District Library has a cool new blog. He is innovative, friendly, and totally geeky (in a good way!) His presentation at IL05 blew me away! technorati tags: il05, aadl, blyberg,

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Vlog of Julia playing popcorn game

http://ashkev.blip.tv/file/4114 Let’s see how tihs vlog thing turns out 🙂 technorati tags: vlog, video blog, popcorn, birthday party

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A Fiddling Disaster Averted

My group the Prometheus String Quartet was scheduled to play “Music From the Movies” at one of our branches the other night.  Our cellist and “handler” Earle writes about the evening events here. technorati tags: fiddling, library, movie music, disaster

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A Fiddling Disaster Averted

My group the Prometheus String Quartet was scheduled to play “Music From the Movies” at one of our branches the other night.  Our cellist and “handler” Earle writes about the evening events here. technorati tags: fiddling, library, movie music, disaster

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Flock Now Supports Categories!

By far the coolest thing about Flock is its blog tool. The tool allows you to easily create posts in any blog you assign, (I have it set up to post in the Fiddling Librarian and the Gordian-Knot.) and easily … Continue reading

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Webex Woes

Webex Training Pros and Cons: As the Cass District Library migrates from Classic Dynix to Horizon, one of the major problems that we have encountered is adequate training. Our agreement with Sirsi-Dynix includes a coupon for “unlimited” Webex sessions until … Continue reading

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Weblogs.us has been down

I am sorry that my blog has been down. Weblogs.us has had some sort of problems today. I am working on a post about sirsi-dynix training.

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MLC has a blog!

Check out the new Michigan Library Consortium blog. Since I was one of the presenters at Blogs, the Internet, and Libraries: MLC Annual Meeting 2005, I am particularly pleased to see them jump into the blogosphere. I am also looking … Continue reading

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