Monthly Archives: January 2008

The Next Generation Catalogue

Some stormy weather and delayed flights resulted in some last minute changes to the day-long session, Implementing the Next-Generation Catalogue: Taking it from Talk to Action. In the end, SirsiDynix vice-president Stephen Abram couldn’t attend, and two presenters communicated by … Continue reading

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Ontario Library Association Superconference 2008

OLA 2008 Itinerary Wed. Jan. 30 Implementing the Next-Generation Catalogue: Taking it from Talk to Action! P002 Preconference –  9:30 am – 4:30 pm — ICH Ontario Room  John Blyberg, Karen Coyle, David Fraser, Beth Jefferson Stephen Heppell – founder … Continue reading

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Before The Dawn

 Before the Dawn I really enjoyed this book, Before the Dawn. The latest in genetic research is added to what is known from the archaeological record about humans from prehistory. To help me remember the milestone moments in human prehistory, … Continue reading

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Library usage and information literacy – two new studies just published

Two studies on library usage have recently been published. They seem a bit contradictory in their descriptions of Generation Y (ages 18-30), but I see the reports as complementary. Being technology-savvy does mean greater access to a wider range of … Continue reading

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