Overview of book about the concepts associated with preserving and managing personal digital information, PIM (personal information management).
Dr. Lauren Hays’ reading recommendations for librarians, writers, teachers, and those interested in the intersection of technology and memory
Discussion of the Medical Library Association’s goals and initiatives with the 2023 President of the MLA, Shannon Jones.
The book Foundations of Information Law makes the law relevant, understandable, and knowable to current and future librarians
I recently enjoyed a conversation with Seema Rampersad, the current President of the Special Libraries Association. Our interview is below.
Thomas’ book Inside Wikipedia is his attempt to present a succinct, readable, and thorough introduction to Wikipedia, aimed squarely at “wiki-neophytes”
Interview with editors of Designing Libraries for the 21st Century; focused on academic libraries, but relevant and applicable to special libraries
Interview with editors of a book that examines how discoverability occurs in digital repositories, focusing on both systems and user perspectives
Collection Management in the Cloud is a “how-to” book exploring cloud-based technologies for managing everyday library collection management workflows
Staff-led strategic planning is an inclusive approach that engages and empowers staff to develop a strategic plan for their library collaboratively.
Interview with author of history of how information increased in quantity and variety during past 200 years, how that happened, why, and impact today
Generative AI can be used in libraries in databases, in the chat systems librarians use, and in cataloging.
Interview with the authors of a book that explores the nature of authenticity and misinformation through the lens of heritage tourism
Interview with the authors of a guide to systematic reviews for librarians with in depth discussion of phases and processes.
Overview of two main concerns with using ChatGPT that librarians might want to consider: privacy and information accuracy
Three tech trends to watch include growth of artificial intelligence (AI), changes to the metaverse, and increased focus on information security
Interview with a co-author of a book that explores important topics related to Open Access literature in libraries and offers practice guidance.
Interview about book that introduces various types of bibliometric and altmetric indicators and provides advice on interpreting them with context
Librarians are the front line for many patrons trying to solve problems, especially problems with technology and online access, including social media.
Practicing Social Justice in Libraries provides practical strategies, tools, and resources to library and information workers who wish to drive change
Librarians need to understand the needs and abilities of differently abled patrons; interview with author of a primer on fostering equity in libraries
Interview with Laura Estill, Jennifer Guiliano, editors of Digital Humanities Workshops, Lessons Learned; why these workshops are important
Interview with Jane Dysart and Brian Pichman about the upcoming Computers in Libraries Conference; trends and what to expect.
Transformational learning in a library may occur around information access, information privilege, source evaluation, bias, digital divides, etc.
With the spiral learning method, library instructors circle back to topics and add new information each time.