Archive for January, 2012

One of these days I am going to the Computers in Libraries conference. This year it is being held in Washington, D.C. in March. The programming covers mobile technology, content management, marketing, service innovations, streams for school libraries and special libraries. Here are a few tantalizing sessions: Getting to Yes after CIL (moving forward with negotiations between   […]


My latest column is up on Slaw. I wanted to bring the Pitblado Lectures to the attention of a broader audience. This series of lectures focuses on one practice area, and brings in national and local experts. Isaac Pitblado, the lawyer they were named in honour of, was a great Manitoba barrister. ~ Karen


A topic that we don’t often think about with 32% of the Canadian population using libraries in the hinterland. Rural libraries are likely underserved but hiring librarians in a rural setting is an important issue ensuring equal access of information services to all regardless of where they live. Sarah Sutherland of McMillan (where I work) published […]



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