Archive for November, 2009

I just attended the 2009 Isaac Pitblado Lectures jointly presented by the Law Society of Manitoba, the Manitoba Bar Association and the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. This year’s topic was on practicing law in the 21st century. (Yes, I was the only law librarian there – these lectures are aimed at […]


The whole smart phone phenomena baffles me. In the area of cell phone connectedness, I am an admitted dinosaur.  I resisted for a long time, but finally broke down and carry around a dumb phone intermittently. I know a couple of iPhone users and Blackberry users in my small random sample. I make fun of […]


(Guest contributor – Emma D-W) I was really pleased to see “A Student’s Perspective on the Name Change“, in which MLIS student Zoe Fisher explains why she’s voting “yes” on the proposed new name for SLA. Why? Well, we’ve heard from a lot of library world heavyweights: Mary Ellen Bates, Marcy Phelps, Jill Strand, Guy […]



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