Archive for November, 2011

I noticed the new Google+ social networking launch in past few weeks. I doubt I will personally sign up, but your library might want a presence. David Lee King offers a step-by-step guide to setting up a Google+ page. I suppose that when enough people are users the multiple video chat function of Hangouts will be […]

One of the reasons I left my previous firm was to take on new challenges. I wanted to create and deliver workshops, do more in-depth research, and develop a more aggressive current awareness program. I’ve made headway on the latter two, and now I’m working on a legal research refresher. Last fall I took a […]

RDA overview


Here is a summary of RDA’s Cataloguing Rules and the Solo Librarian presentation on October 19, 2011 by Mark Rose of the Intergovernmental Committee on Urban and Regional Research at a Special Libraries Association meeting. First some background: AACR2 was cancelled in 2005 as major cataloguing changes were needed. RDA was designed for digital world. […]