Sometime this summer I will be shuttering the Business Blog, my WordPress website that I've used to provide tips, tricks, and tools to business researchers across the planet since 2004. This has been a tough decision, but I am excited about exploring other methods to create and deliver my instructional content. Here I address the highlights and challenges of using WordPress as a library research guide.
As reference interactions declined, libraries have cut, modified, or reduced reference services. This means that librarians have to find new ways to keep in touch with the general library user. Our frontline user services staff can be advocates for general library user experience.
Wow, Google hates women, that’s stupid”, observed my 10-year-old son. Needless to say, Google needs to get with the program. My son gets it. So should you.
IGTV is "a new app for watching long-form, vertical video from your favorite Instagram creators." I realize that IGTV from Instagram probably has an audience, but I'm not yet convinced it's for me. Call me old school, but I'm quite concerned about an outbreak of VVS. Are you not concerned, too? Vertical Video Syndrome... Continue Reading →
This weekend, thousands of librarians will descend upon the city of New Orleans for the American Library Association annual conference. It's a big deal in our profession, and for the first time in ages, I'm not there. There's a number of reasons I decided not to go, but they all boil down to just... Continue Reading →
I miss blogging. I miss the community we had with blogging. I just published this blog post. And it felt great.