Thanks a lot Wilmablogging

by Meredith Farkas on 10/26/2005 with 5 comments

So I left Florida to get away from the hurricanes… … but Hurricane Wilma was nice enough to make a little visit to Vermont. We got about 16 inches of snow!!! IN OCTOBER!!! (Jessamyn, you are so lucky to be in California right now!) Our power was out for about 17 hours, which is really …

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How to slack in peaceblogging, General

by Meredith Farkas on 10/18/2005 with 0 comment

For those of you in the Northeast who have been dealing with almost 2 weeks of continuous rain, here’s something that definitely brightened my day and made me laugh my head off. A Librarian’s Guide to Etiquette last week had some excellent advice for slackers like me: Always carry a manilla folder with you everywhere …

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New-ish wiki on the block!librarianship, Wikis

by Meredith Farkas on 10/13/2005 with 0 comment

Well, it’s new to me at least! It’s always exciting for me to see librarians using wikis to share information. The fabulous folks at Librarians with class pointed out the Library Instruction Wiki, which was created by the Oregon Library Association’s Library Instruction Roundtable. It has the very wiki-propriate slogan “… stop reinventing the wheel…” …

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Foliage podcasts!tech trends

by Meredith Farkas on 10/8/2005 with 1 comment

It’s rare that I can sneakVermont into a discussion about technology, but today I have the perfect excuse! In today’s Barre Montpelier Times Argus (originally in the New York Times) I read an article called Podcast for your leaf-peeping?. Yankee Magazine has created weekly podcasts about the foliage, including foliage forecasts, music, narrated driving tours …

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MPOW: two month progress reportMPOW

by Meredith Farkas on 10/4/2005 with 5 comments

I’m nearly two months into my job as a Distance Learning Librarian. When I think back to what my dream job was in library school, I am shocked by how close my reality fits the dream (other than the fact that Michael Stephens, Jessamyn West and all my other favorite bloggers don’t work with me). …

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Bloggers in LJblogging, librarianship

by Meredith Farkas on 10/2/2005 with 3 comments

I was excited to see that the Bloggers Roundtable I did with several other fabulous librarian bloggers finally made its way into Library Journal. It’s a great article, but part of me was disappointed that it didn’t capture the synergy that was going on in that room. It was a truly amazing, enlightening, and inspiring …

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