Tag Archives: California Library Association

Hating Haters who Hate and the Haters who Hate Them.

You know, I’m pretty much down for just about anything, but recently I’ve been watching some things develop which just kinda bug me. So I’m gonna hate on some folks for a second. I’m gonna hate on the haters. We … Continue reading

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The City Clerk of San Jose Killed Libraries (Get Him!)

If you want to read something that will really make you mad, read this article from the San Jose Mercury News about the City Clerk Dennis Hawkins’ major EFFup that will jeopardize the Library Ballot Measure. This means that many … Continue reading

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How to be Awesome at Going to Library Conferences

I’m sitting here at the New Jersey Library Conference (fist pumping) and I was thinking about how much my conference experiences have improved the last couple of years. I also saw a bunch of recent tweets about newbies going to … Continue reading

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Advice for Choosing a MLIS Program

A couple of weeks ago, someone asked in the ALA Think Tank about what MLIS program they should enroll in. They wanted to narrow down their search to a school that would allow them to do well in a museums … Continue reading

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Governor Brown’s Proposed Budget for FY 12/13 has no money for public libraries

Governor Brown’s Proposed Budget for FY 12/13 has no money for public libraries. We’re asking the State Legislature to restore $15.2 million in funding. You can help: Register today to receive legislative alerts here Mail or fax letters NOW to … Continue reading

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Two Awesome Internet Things that Libraries Should be a Part of

Last week I took a good look at two different websites that I think could help libraries out quite a bit. Take a look and tell me how you feel about it. LoudSauce Is a crowdfunded media buying platform that … Continue reading

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These Kimbel Library Instructional Videos are Filled with AWESOME!

So, I thought I had a good idea once. No, it wasn’t a jump to conclusions mat, it was a library CREATING content for their webpage. We talk a lot about libraries allowing users to create content, or re-purposing libraries … Continue reading

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