Monthly Archives: November 2010

Live review: Holy F**k with Buck 65

Holy Fuck with Buck 65, Camden Underworld, 16 November 2010. We’re early into a mostly-empty Underworld, which clearly isn’t expecting a big crowd: the upstairs is closed, and so is the bar at the back of the stage area. It … Continue reading

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LibraryThing: Feedback loops in ebook adoption

Over on the Thingology blog, Tim Spalding has a long and interesting post in which he speculates on the likely future market share of ebooks. He argues that once ebook adoption reaches a certain point, there will be a tipping point … Continue reading

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Currently reading – blog roundup

Shelf Check: the Social Physical Library: what can the physical library offer users, when they are increasingly getting content from the digital branch? Mashable: How to Promote Yourself on LinkedIn: some really good advice here. Now that I’ve caught up … Continue reading

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Seen this week

Funny library videos from Musings About Librarians (I want to use the law librarianship one at our next training session). Sarah Houghtan-Jan’s slides from a presentation on Augmented Reality (I can’t wait for this to be ubiquitous – I have … Continue reading

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Punk Rock Lessons for Libraries?

Michael Stephens links to an interesting guest post on The Nowhere in the Middle, in which Teen Librarian Justin Hoenke discusses how librarians can save themselves with “the principles that gave rise to punk rock“. Those lessons? Do It Yourself Channel … Continue reading

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Library fines way up in Wellington

From my friend Mark Greening’s blog, Greening Wellington City, I learn that library fines are increasing significantly in my home town of Wellington – just after local elections. Adult book fine goes up from $0.60 to $0.80 per day (33% … Continue reading

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