ILI 2011 and the ‘New Normal’

This year’s Internet Librarian International conference (ILI 2011) will be held in London on 27-28 October.  The call for speakers begins: We are now in a time best characterised as the “New Normal”. The new normal isn’t just about austere budgets or the...

Blogging Librarians

Way back in December 2006 I asked Where Are The Blogging UK Librarians? There were a number of replies to the post and, since, then, I’ve touched on a number of issues related to the use of blogs within a library context. And I’m please to announce that...

Amazon Links From Library Web Sites

I noticed recently that the Perth College Library Webspots blog published a a post back in April which included links to Amazon for further information about books held at the library. I think this is a useful service – the books are mentioned in context, and...