The importance of visual literacy

Over the past couple of months I have received numerous calls about the Biz Wiki.   The callers,   emailers, and IMers all have something in common:   they all own a business or work at a business whose name or contact information is incorrect on the Biz Wiki.   I even got a call... Continue Reading →

It’s a small world after all

Last night I got an IM question from a student while staffing our IM reference service.   She was in the stacks, but "was totally overwhelmed" with how many books we had and was very confused about how to actually find a book.   Since four floors separated us, I decided to send her my... Continue Reading →

On video games and libraries

I've been working a lot lately about how to incorporate some to the concepts of video games into new and existing library services and resources.  I've written before about how games make you learn by doing, and I've pointed to how specific games teach the player how to play the game.  I've been doing quite... Continue Reading →

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