Wednesday, February 23, 2011
The first book in this new series takes the story in an interesting new direction: the Greek gods were also known to mortals in the guise of their Roman counterparts — and produced demigod offspring of their own.
Originally posted to the Facebook page of the Lake County Library
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
A set of questions from my textbook reading this week for an online course in Library and Information Technology ought to be transcribed and framed above the desktop or slipped into the e-Reader case of anyone who relies on the Internet as a source of information. The questions serve as an important reminder of what each of us should ask about the information we consume.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
One of the lasting benefits to my having volunteered producing a newsletter for the Lake County Arts Council is the periodic bulletin I get from the California Arts Council. Of particular interest to me is arts coverage in the media.
A disturbing sight confronted me on Sunday as I viewed the portable book-laden cart that serves as a small church library. Someone had removed an entire series of books by a particular author without checking them out.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
On the Café Press website, an entire line of T-shirts and other items serve as proxy advocates with which parents can communicate, “Your parenting suggestions are unwelcome unless you have a child with [fill-in-the-blank].”
Subject Classifications (Partial list, via Dewey Decimal System)
- 006.754-Social Media
- 020-Library and Information Science
- 020.92-Cynthia M. Parkhill (Biographical)
- 023.3-Library Workers
- 025.04-Internet Access
- 027.473-Public Libraries
- 027.663-Libraries and people with disabilities
- 027.8-School Libraries
- 028.52-Children's Literature
- 028.535-Young Adult Literature
- 028.7-Information Literacy
- 158.2-Social Intelligence
- 323.30-People with disabilities--Civil rights
- 658.812-Customer Service
- 659.2-Public Relations
- 686.22-Graphic Design
- 809-Literature--Critical Appraisal