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Reflections on the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use conference

Over the course of three days spanning the end of May and beginning on June, UBC hosted WILU – the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use – with a theme of “Intersections”. I attended the full conference including a pre-conference … Continue reading

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What Has the Fraser Valley Been Up To?

On April 7, 2013, 11 members of the Fraser Valley LTAS chapter met at the White Spot in Aldergrove and held a discussion in round table format. The topic? Share something interesting that’s going on: are you going to or … Continue reading

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BC Library Conference 2012

 Edited May 23 to add Tamarack’s summary; sorry!  -Heather The big news from the conference happened during the BCLA AGM: LTAIG’s resolution to become a Section passed unanimously!  We are now LTAS (Library Technicians’ and Assistants’ Section). The AGM attendees gave … Continue reading

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Phil the Web Crawler – Pinterest for libraries, Access Copyright agreement (and disagreement), ancient texts, death of radio drama, archiving ‘Occupy’ and a bullet proof iPhone case.

– Thanks to Sylvia Nurse for this tip.  Pinterest: Revolutionizing the Way Libraries Are Used. – Recruiters Only Look at Your Resume for an Average of Six Seconds and This Is What They See. – Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada reaches … Continue reading

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Phil the Web Crawler – Apps for Apes, mobile library services for humans, Magna still legal, your brain on fiction, and cursing at Captchas

– Criminal Charges Dropped in Canada Customs Manga Case. – The Future of Canadian Publishing as heard on CBC Radio’s Sunday Morning.  What surprised me was that two of the publishers felt people were reading LESS these days.  I guess they have … Continue reading

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Items of Interest

Library of Congress aims to implement RDA by March 31, 2013, giving time to train their staff.  Allied national libraries, including Library & Archives Canada, also plan to implement RDA in the first quarter of 2013.  Read more here. Ammunition … Continue reading

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Items of Interest

10 LinkedIn Tips to Boost your Job Search by Kristin Burnham on IT World Canada. (thanks to the Internet News blog, though their post isn’t working now) ===== As LTAIG and BCLA work on getting members from all over the province … Continue reading

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