Tag Archives: technology

Book Review: Lost Cat


Caroline Paul was recovering from a bad accident and thought things couldn’t get worse. But then her beloved cat Tibia disappeared. She and her partner, illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, mourned his loss. Yet weeks later, Tibia waltzed back into their lives. … Continue reading

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Quirks in eBook Lending


You’ve probably asked this same question: “Why isn’t the book I want available as an ebook from my library?” or a variation of that question might be “Why can’t I download this book wirelessly, especially since I’m able to do … Continue reading

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Cosmetic Changes to the WPLC eBook Website


The Wisconsin Public Library Consortium’s Digital Library updated their website this past week. Several patrons have already contacted the library confused over the differences. I’m happy to say that the changes are just cosmetic.

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Evaluating Information Online


How do you know when you can trust a website’s information? Or how can you teach a patron or student to evaluate online information? Heck, sometimes the question is how can you convince your patron of the need to evaluate … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Picnik


Picnik was a free photo editing website that allowed users to modify images with stickers, text, and photo altering tools. Single or multiple images arranged in a scrapbook-like format could be altered. Images could be uploaded from your computer, imported … Continue reading

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Managing Your Online Reading


I have a number of blogs written by other librarians that I enjoy keeping up to date with. I also have another dozen or so blogs written by book reviewers, publishers, and other interesting people that it behooves me to … Continue reading

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A Rosetta Stone for Digital Material


How will future generations be able to access the enormous amount of information that is born digitally every day? Continue reading

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