Category Archives: News

What Kind of Reader Are You?


Continuing my love of infographics, here is another one! Do you ever wonder what kind of reader you are? Here’s a handy flow chart that could help answer that. I did the flow chart at least twice, and deliberately chose … Continue reading

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The Rights of the Reader


Here’s a cute graphic illustrating the rights of all readers. Enjoy!

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Guys Read 2013


Although I am an Adult Services librarian, I spent much of last week dreaming up ideas for teen programming. I was preparing for an interview at another library in Wisconsin for the Teen Librarian position! Below is the presentation I … Continue reading

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YA Book Covers & Color


The following infographic comes from an amazing blogger named Kate Hart. She spent a lot of time and effort compiling all this information. Sure, the graphic is pretty and all, but do you know what is even cooler? She used … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Librarian


I like the description of right brain vs. left brain activities interesting and accurate. The breakdown of ages and gender is also interesting. I love info graphics! It marries my right and left brain activity together.

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Audible.com ACX


Audible.com launched a new service this month. It is called ACX, the Audiobook Creation Exchange. It is a way for authors and narrators to connect with the intent of narrating books. Since many books never even make it into the … Continue reading

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HarperCollins, Thy Name is GREED


HarperCollins and the electronic media vendor OverDrive had come to a new, and disappointing, agreement. The most pertinent point of this agreement is that any item produced by HarperCollins may only be checked out 26 times. If the library wants to continue offering that title beyond the first 26 times, they will have to purchase the title AGAIN. Continue reading

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Back in One Week


Hi! Sorry there isn’t a post today. It’s been very busy at work; I’m teaching six computer classes this week. Also, my birthday is this week. So I will be taking a brief vacation from this blog. I will be … Continue reading

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2010 in Review


The stats helper monkeys at Wordpress.com looked at how this blog did in 2010, and this is what they found! Continue reading

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Baen Free Library


It’s not everyday that you find an organization that practices what it preaches. And in a volatile, and still evolving, market such as ebook publishing, it is even more priceless to discover such a company. Baen Books is just this rare creature. Continue reading

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