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Sparklines (and a depressing trend)

Last year I was lucky enough to take a one-day class with Edward Tufte, about presenting data and information. The course itself was wonderful and I got to chat with him for a little bit about challenges in presenting social … Continue reading

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Need some e-resource marketing inspiration?

Over at Scoop.it I’ve been curating a collection of examples of how libraries are marketing their electronic collections. Do you need some inspiration for how to market e-resources at your own library? Take a look at http://www.scoop.it/t/marketing-electronic-resources/. The content there … Continue reading

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The editor of the Journal of Academic Librarianship says “we can’t do research”

In a confusing turn of events, there’s an editorial scheduled for the next issue (pre-print is available now) of a well-known library journal, the Journal of Academic Librarianship, about why practicing librarians can’t do research. It’s confusing because it leads … Continue reading

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Lesson learned: archive your stuff

A few years ago I ran a small group project about marketing on a free wiki. I wrote a couple of articles about the project, referencing the wiki. The wiki was an active resource for those who had participated in … Continue reading

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2014 Ingram Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management

I am super pleased to have been selected as the winner of the 2014 Ingram Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management, given annually via the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Collection Management Section (CMS). The … Continue reading

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