Letters: Can philanthropy again come to the help... →
Wesley Crusher Loves Librarians →
Understanding your Community →
Market fanatics will kill what makes our libraries... →
3G 4G Gee! →
Waitangi National Trust Board governance... →
Philip Pullman's call to defend libraries resounds... →
Peanut Butter poem story →
Hiding under the labels of Pic’s Really Good Peanut Butter are really good poems by Bill.
BEFORE AFTER exhibition 12 Feb - 20 March →
A moving and well put together site - click through all the pages.
Repurposing books →
Some nice ideas (especiall the desk) but I can’t help feeling a bit sad about all this book repurposing.
The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the...– Dr Seuss
I'm labelling all that stuff iI catalogued...
Do You Know a Librarian Superhero? →
Made to play →
Being Influential →
read this, and then, re-read Sean’s post on libraries as narratives (posted earlier today).
Renewing our subscription to ArchitectureNZ...
Updating helpsheet on how to find NZ Standards...
Checking old hardcopies of NZS to see if they are...
Sharing this ref with our urban designers, GIS... →
Cataloguing Taone Tupu Ora #libday6 →
Brought to you by the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. Questions posed in this book are: How can traditional Maori built environments inform contemporary urban development? - How could Maori values inspire our visions for the 21st century city? - What can indigenous knowledge tell us about how to create a more sustainable design for the future?
Reading "Sean the storyteller" #libday6 →
Great story Sean, and a great point made about the place of libraries in all our lives, and how to make them special places for the little ones.
Sorting out a copy of NZS 4404:2010 Land... →
Checking out Kathryn Greenhill's Flickr project... →
If I had an iphone this’d be so much easier …
Opening parcels of new books, cataloguing, staff...
… that’s been my first two hours. Gotta say it’s terrific sitting down with a new grad and working them through the paces of our little library here at Boffa Miskell in Christchurch.
Through the Generations: How the Web is Being Used →
Developing the Reading Habit →
How is your state doing? →
The Future of Search →
10 Simple Things To Get More Out of Technology →
The week in arts cuts: libraries, theatres, music... →
100+ Online Resources with Potential to Transform... →
Library closures: Labour's fury as users are... →
Who cares about ‘who’ uses libraries? The importance lies in the fact that they are used, they are important, essential, to our culture and communities.
Cataloguing and organising crap for fun →
This is a hoot! I’m in.
I found out about this project through Ken Beatson who has created a sketchbook called An Earthquake Experience about the Canterbury earthquake. It’s a terrific idea! I’d love to be involved in it next year.
Restoring a fibreglass shell chair →
I bought two Coolee chairs today and am pulling together some information about restoring them. See also: http://mid-century-modern.net/eames-fiberglass-shell-chair-restoration-project/ http://www.the-brick-house.com/2009/07/eames-chair-restoration-2.html
Gift continues 'honorable tradition' →
Gift continues 'honorable tradition' →
The Chicken Project 2011
I’m looking after a friend’s beautiful 2 year old while she’s in town doing research for her PhD. Today I took her and my daughter to Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, which is a favourite thing of ours to do. We reached the farmyard section, feed the wonderfully rotund kunekune pigs and past by the chicken yards. It was there I noticed a sign, advertising fertile eggs for $2 each....
The Internet Is Still Ridiculously Small →
Ten Questions Every Game Changer Must Answer →
Making Better Decisions →
Gale Cengage Tweet Contest at ALA Midwinter →
Friday Fun: The Most Essential Technology... →
Geo and Libraries →
200% Increase in eBook Checkouts at Libraries →
The Truth About RSS →
Strategic Questions for Special Librarian Dreams →