Computers in Libraries

Monthly magazine provides library information technology news and practical application.

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 10, November/December

Born to Blog
Last March, I moderated a day of lectures at the Computers in Libraries Conference in Washington, D.C. The offerings in my track were all very interesting and diverse, but I was especially impressed with a talk that Steven Cohen and Jenny Levine gave...
Here a Blog, There a Blog, Even the Library Has a Web Log
I often think I was born to be a librarian. Back in my K-12 school days, when I had to write reports as homework assignments, I may not have enjoyed writing or presenting the report in class, but I did enjoy doing the research. I still like to find the...
May We Have the Envelope, Please?
You really want to know, right? You've been waiting for the results since the September issue, where I said we were taking RFPs for a new ILS. Well, the results are in: The Grandson of Deep Thought, the next Keeper of the Realm, the next Potentate of...
People & Places
H.W. Wilson has announced that Heeja H. Chung will be its serials librarian. She will oversee all aspects of maintaining the company's serials subscriptions, which are the foundation of its indexing, abstracts, and full-text periodical reference databases.Most...
The Librarians' Quest: Transforming the Printed Word So That All May Read
THROUGH MODERN ALCHEMY, WE'RE MAKING BOOKS MORE ACCESSIBLE TO THOSE WITH VISUAL, PHYSICAL, OR LEARNING DISABILITIES.In the never-ending quest to provide equitable access to information for everyone, librarians are like medieval knights. We of the info-warrior...
Tragically Hip?
Remember that band that started back in the early '80s, The Tragically Hip? I never knew much about their music, but the name stuck in my head. What a great phrase; what an interesting irony.That name has been floating back to me during this past month...
Try Today's Hip Technology: Portable Flash Drives
Wanna work smarter and stay hip, and do both without taking time to master yet another new technology? Now you can have all three wishes with 'way cool' pocket-sized flash drives!I want to tell you about a new technology called a flash drive. Sometimes...
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