New blog from a familiar face!blogging

by Meredith Farkas on 4/6/2006 with 1 comment

There’s another new blog on the block this week! The Liminal Librarian is written by the inimitable and indomitable Rachel Singer Gordon, one of the best writers in the profession today. For those with limited vocabularies (like me! I didn’t have a clue.) liminality is the state of being “in between,” which pretty accurately describes …

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CIL2006 Here I come!blogging

by Meredith Farkas on 3/20/2006 with 1 comment

Tomorrow (very very early) morning Adam and I are hopping on a plane and heading to DC for Computers in Libraries. This is my first Computers in Libraries, so I’m really excited! It’s also my very first time doing any sort of speaking at a conference. I’m not too nervous, since if I can’t talk …

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Good readingALA, blogging, libraries

by Meredith Farkas on 2/21/2006 with 2 comments

This has been a rockin’ week for reading — I wish I actually had more time to do it. Rachel Singer Gordon wrote an amazing column for Library Journal entitled “Secure Our Professional Future”. In it, she makes some very good points about the reality of the current job market and how important it is …

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Well… duh!blogging

by Meredith Farkas on 2/21/2006 with 7 comments

I just started a blog at work to communicate with my distance students and faculty. For a long time people kept telling me “we have a really old version of WebCT so you can’t have blogs in it.” And realistically I knew I wouldn’t be able to get the distance learners to leave WebCT just …

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CIL 2006 WikiWikis

by Meredith Farkas on 2/12/2006 with 3 comments

I know less than nothing about Washington D.C. and even less about the Computers in Libraries conference. And I bet I’m not the only one. I do know that there are a whole bunch of folks who probably know a lot about both topics, so I thought it would be nice to have a place …

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