Library Day in the Life: day 2

I had an earlier start to my day than yesterday – on my laptop just after 7 AM. Today looked pretty much like this:

Checked email for anything that needed immediate action.
Reviewed my upcoming day and the rest of the week.
Corresponded with fellow AIIP member who chairs the organization’s website about technical issues with Firefox while [...]

Library Day in the Life: day 1

I’m taking part in the Libary Day in the Life project (the concept is described here), second annual, which runs this week and started today.
I’m a consulting librarian/information specialist, so my library is a virtual one. It’s been some years since I worked in a physical library, and in those days it was several small [...]

Help save funding for British Columbia’s public libraries

Recently the BC government announced it was cutting back on funding for some key programs – including the yearly operating grants for our public libraries. This comes at a time when libraries are experiencing increased use, perhaps because of the state of the economy and the fact that our public libraries provide an amazing free [...]