Archive for September, 2004

Profile of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Graphic Novels Collection

Thursday, September 30th, 2004

A comic book fan who happens to read my blog occasionally bugged me to post about this interview about the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s collection of graphic novels with librarian Don Wentworh. Libraries with graphic novels and comic books in their collections are new to me. I’m very certain the library where I grew up […]

Student Views on the Presidential Debates at UM

Thursday, September 30th, 2004

One of my readers suggested I point to this site featuring University of Miami students’ thoughts on watching the president debate.

Shimon Rura and Josh Ain’s OSCOM Talk

Thursday, September 30th, 2004

In a little while, Thursday night blog group superstars Shimon Rura and Josh Ain will give a talk at OSCOM (Open Source Content Management) about interpersonal knowledge management and their blogging platform Frassle. Many of us had a sneak peek of their presentation last Thursday evening. Several people published notes, including me in my unofficial […]

The Giver

Thursday, September 30th, 2004

I finished Lois Lowry’s The Giver tonight, one of the books I read for Banned Books Week. Honestly, I’m not sure why it’s banned and challenged. Maybe I’ll look into that. It’s a very deep book, though, and I can imagine why it would make some people feel uncomfortable. I would have liked a more […]

Who Subscribes to your Feed?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2004

This is for that blogger at Oraculi, who recently enabled the Atom feed for his blog. He had to sit through a blog talk where I forgot to mention Share Your OPML (SYO), so I’m filling in that blank here. One of the gripes many bloggers and others who offer feeds for their content have […]

SLA Professional Development Survey

Wednesday, September 29th, 2004

The Special Libraries Association Professional Development Committee is surveying SLA members to learn what topics and courses might interest them. I, of course, wrote in weblogging, since it wasn’t on their list.

Bibliography of Blogging and Journalism Resources

Wednesday, September 29th, 2004

While looking for journalism school library weblogs, I stumbled across this list of links JD Lasica compiled to articles and other resources releated to journalism and weblogs, including articles on how to get started.

Blogs at Journalism School Libraries?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2004

Does anyone know of any libraries at schools of journalism and mass communication with a weblog? I know about the Park Library News at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, but haven’t found any more besides that one. I found a list of journalism libraries via Poynter (linked above), […]

Google Ads on a Harvard Blog?!?!?!? What the … ?!?!?!?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2004

I think we should start a click-through campaign to make sj rich.

Profile of the Unique Brautigan Library

Tuesday, September 28th, 2004

Boston Globe correspondent and public librarian Kevin O’Kelly looks at the Brautigan Library, currently housed in the Fletcher Free Library in Burlington, Vermont. The idea for the library of unpublished manuscripts comes from Richard Brautigan’s novel “The Abortion.” Organized by the Mayonnaise System, the collection used mayonnaise jars as bookends until someone dropped one and […]