I spent a few moments today adding a new section to each of my subject research guides. Our CMS doesn’t allow for things like Meebo widgets, or any other embedded stuff like that, so I added the next best thing: a bunch of ways to reach me from within each page. Here’s what it looks
I’m pretty excited. The book that contains the chapter that my co-worker and I wrote is now really and truly published! I can’t wait to see what the other authors wrote about, but I can tell you that Ann and I wrote about individual student consultations, how they fit into a research service alongside reference
I could start getting ready for work, or I could eat breakfast. I could do a lot of things. But I’m not. Because, you see, I’m wrapped in a blanket, and I have a sleeping cat on my lap and a thunder storm to listen to. Standing up would ruin all of those things.
So here’s the thing. Like many reference librarians, I use WorldCat all the time. And like many reference librarians, I use the FirstSearch version a lot for advanced features and more seamless integration with our local collections than WorldCat.org can offer. For instance, I love the “Advanced Options” under “More Like This” that lets me