Month: March 2020

The Library is Not Closed!

Greetings all – So much is happening fo fast these days with COVID-19. Many libraries have closed their physical buildings but their virtual offerings remain. Library folk have stepped up to keep the human face of the library visible – online story times, video chats for reference, phone services with library phones transferred to remote […]

Cedar Rapids Public Library Video Tour

Hey all – I put together a little video about my tour and time at Cedar Rapids Public Library last fall. I went there to speak at the library’s staff development day. View video– Web version Download video podcast Download lecture slides This is optional but if you have a few minutes, please take a […]

Models! Models!

Hey all -I was thinking about your last two Blog Reports and all the connections made to information theories ands models. There were a few that were new to me! If you are inclined – and I think this will help everyone – please share a model or theory you cited in your work, discovered […]

Checking In: Information Behaviors and Needs

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Hey all – I  finished reading your article summary posts this week. I learned a lot about your communities! I want to make sure that everyone understands  the focus of the assignments: information behaviors and needs of your chosen community. Many of you have located useful studies related to your community’s info behaviors and needs. Some […]