Monthly Archives: June 2009

NASA Needs your help, Librarians!

NASA is seeking information and recommendations on how to catalog the typed and written notes of Wernher von Braun, the famous physicist.  They recently released a “Request for Information” that details their project: WASHINGTON — On the eve of the … Continue reading

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The Baen Free Library

I’m not sure how many of my fellow SciFi nerds are out there, but just in case, I though I’d share this resource.  I also think it could be very useful to public libraries.  The titles available for free download … Continue reading

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More SLA

Keynote Speaker, Colin Powell. Photo credit : Jill Hurst-Wahl, SLA This is the Centennial Celebration of SLA. Vist SLA site to learn more Special Libraries Association (SLA) covers many diverse areas. A large number of the librarians are “solo” … Continue reading

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SLA Conference. Washington, DC

Here I sit in the Hotel Helix at Rhode Island and 14th trying to catch my breath after my second day of the Special Libraries Conference. There is much more going on than you could possibly fit into your day,  … Continue reading

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The return of the brown bag – Wolfram|Alpha,, and open data

Regular Wednesday brown bags are continuing over the summer. This summer we will be looking at different themes and hot topics rather than inviting guests. Our first presentation will be this Wednesday at 1pm. David Davisson will give a presentation … Continue reading

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Rex Libris

I just wanted to make everyone aware of a really great graphic novel series that I have found entertaining. Rex Libris, titular hero of James Turner‘s smart, stylish and breathlessly paced comic series, is a custodian of great and terrible … Continue reading

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Research Library Internship Opportunity

There is an opening for a “Research Library Internship” in Gainesville.  According to their website, Naylor, LLC is a media research and advertising company.  Their website is located at Naylor, LLC 5950 NW 1st Place Gainesville, FL, 32607 Tel … Continue reading

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St. Petersburg Times Article on Librarians and Social Work

There is a great article in the St. Petersburg Times about the increase of social work for the public librarian in today’s world.

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