My (Tentative) ALA Midwinter ScheduleALA

by Meredith Farkas on 1/5/2008 with 7 comments

This will actually be my very first trip to ALA Midwinter, and I’m looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones. With my job covering the exhibit hall for American Libraries, I suspect that I’ll be spending more time at the exhibit hall than I’ve spent at the three Annuals I’ve been to …

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Don’t take what you know for grantedblogging, free the information!, libraries, reference, Wikis, Work

by Meredith Farkas on 1/4/2008 with 6 comments

As liaison to all of the distance learning programs at our University, I frequently deal with our Interlibrary Loan Librarian. We can’t do traditional book interlibrary loan with our distance learners because the loan times do not allow sufficient time for us to ship the materials to the student and for the student to consult …

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Happy holidays!hi

by Meredith Farkas on 12/24/2007 with 2 comments

I just wanted to wish a very Merry Christmas to those of you who celebrate it. To those who don’t and are looking for entertainment on a day when it seems like everything is closed, here are two impossibly adorable and amusing videos I found on Cute Overload: Ok, I’m easily amused! Before Adam and …

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Want to teach some LIS students about social software?librarianship, online education, social software

by Meredith Farkas on 12/15/2007 with 3 comments

Starting in January, I’ll be teaching an online class on social software at San Jose State University. I am beyond excited about it! I’m really interested in having guest speakers in the class; people at libraries that are doing a lot with social software and can discuss the applications at their library as well as …

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by Meredith Farkas on 12/6/2007 with 0 comment

Before you contact me, here are a few things to note: 1. I will definitely not write for your publication if it is notĀ open access or freely available online. 2. My blog is single-authored and will remain that way. 3. I will not review or promote your product/software. 4. I do not accept advertising on …

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