Friday, July 29, 2005

Great Press

Just came through my Google Alert (that's irony for you) : Google Isn't Everything, an article from the August 15th Forbes magazine. The author does a nice job of detailing the types of information - squirreled away in library's databases, waiting to be discovered - that are widely available through public libraries. Free registration is required to read the article, but it's worth it.

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Share Your Successes

Joined the Library Success Wiki today. There are about 16 contributors at this time, but it would be beneficial to have as many as possible - that's what makes a wiki flourish. This wiki attracted me because it's all about the positives that are going on in libraries, and of course, about the philosophy of sharing great ideas. The purpose of Library Success is to share popular programs, tips for working with vendors, team building exercises, marketing your library, and much, much more. There isn't an overwhelming amount of content right now, which makes it a good time to jump in and share. Let's all encourage each other!

New Presidential Libraries Stamp

New commemorative presidential libraries stamp is to be unvieled at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. "The stamp not only commemorates the Presidential Libraries, it is a reminder of the important role the libraries play in a democracy."