(Re)Evaluating Things…

I read three things this morning that have me really (re)evaluating what I do, how I do it and why I do it. Not in a bad way. They just got the gears turning. They are: How People Change – David Brooks New Job Title: Innovation Catalyst Librarian – Andy Burkhardt Too Much Assessment Not […]

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Do Statistics Matter?

I’ve been asking myself that question a lot recently. I wish I could say yes or no. My answer, however, is yes and no. Like most organizations, my library has to justify its existence on a regular basis. We are always counting. Questions asked, items circulated, people walking through the door. You name it. We count it. It […]

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Do Statistics Matter?

I’ve been asking myself that question a lot recently. I wish I could say yes or no. My answer, however, is yes and no. Like most organizations, my library has to justify its existence on a regular basis. We are always counting. Questions asked, items circulated, people walking through the door. You name it. We count it. It […]

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Friday Reads – Free Edition

What is the price of free? Really. Very few things are truly free. There is always a cost to be paid. Whether it is giving a company some personal information, or doing some extra work there is always a cost associated with free. My library will be launching OverDrive in the next few weeks and […]

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Friday Reads – Free Edition

What is the price of free? Really. Very few things are truly free. There is always a cost to be paid. Whether it is giving a company some personal information, or doing some extra work there is always a cost associated with free. My library will be launching OverDrive in the next few weeks and […]

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5.75 Questions Video

I read about this video on Library Garden and have been thinking about it all day. It asks the following questions: What’s going well? What are you trying to ignore? What’s boring you? How do you want to be remembered? Who do you love .75  So What’s next? It thoughtful and set to some good […]

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