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The Librarian Behind a New Anthology of Poems About Books & Libraries

The Librarian Behind a New Anthology of Poems About Books & Libraries

https://www.finebooksmagazine.com/blog/librarian-behind-new-anthology-poems-about-books-libraries
“Just weeks ago, Everyman’s Library published a splendid new volume in its Pocket Poets series, Books and Libraries: Poems. The 272-page anthology, with gorgeous jacket art, includes such poets as Horace, Shakespeare, Dickinson, Borges, Angelou, and others, all paying homage to books and libraries. The book’s editor, Andrew Scrimgeour, is the Archivist Emeritus of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Dean of Libraries Emeritus of Drew University.”

Posted on: December 5, 2021, 6:51 am Category: Uncategorized

Hotspot in a cold climate: the Melbourne library that transformed lockdown for struggling families

How a librarian’s trip to the car park planted the seed for a project to help people who can’t afford wifi

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/oct/31/hotspot-in-a-cold-climate-the-melbourne-library-that-transformed-lockdown-for-struggling-families 

Posted on: December 5, 2021, 6:33 am Category: Uncategorized

How virtual events and museums can be better

How virtual events and museums can be better

In the lockdown era, virtual galleries and exhibitions strive for true-to-life immersion, but they’re missing one key element. The video game scene has the solution.

Posted on: December 5, 2021, 6:11 am Category: Uncategorized

Adding A Dyslexia-Friendly Mode To A Website

Adding A Dyslexia-Friendly Mode To A Website

QUICK SUMMARY ↬ With a little CSS, we can adapt our web designs to be more accommodating for people with dyslexia. In this article, we’ll explore those techniques by adding a dyslexia-friendly mode to an existing design.

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2021/11/dyslexia-friendly-mode-website/

Posted on: December 4, 2021, 6:46 am Category: Uncategorized

How good is your do-to-say ratio?

How good is your do-to-say ratio?

The right balance is heavy on follow-through and reliability. Those who have it will go further in life.

https://www.strategy-business.com/blog/How-good-is-your-do-to-say-ratio

“Think for a moment about all the colleagues in your immediate circle, whether they are your peers or people you manage. Which of them can be trusted to follow through when they say they are going to do something? And which ones make you think to yourself, “Hmm, that’s probably not going to happen. I’ll have to follow up”?”

Posted on: December 4, 2021, 6:18 am Category: Uncategorized

Libraries are linked to the values that define the character of a nation – Marc Lambert

Libraries are linked to the values that define the character of a nation – Marc Lambert

I have been a library-goer all my life. For me libraries have been, and always will be, places of entertainment, enlightenment and sanctuary.

https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/libraries-are-linked-to-the-values-that-define-the-character-of-a-nation-marc-lambert-3446370

 

Posted on: December 4, 2021, 6:08 am Category: Uncategorized

Ontario’s ‘right to disconnect’ law has just been passed — so do you actually have the right to disconnect?

Ontario’s ‘right to disconnect’ law has just been passed — so do you actually have the right to disconnect?

How do I report my boss? Can I ask a colleague questions after hours? A lawyer answers common questions about Ontario’s new work rules

Posted on: December 3, 2021, 9:20 am Category: Uncategorized