Archive for May, 2005

Laptop Down

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

As if having impaired wrists wasn’t going to be a big enough hurdle for me to teach at, correspond from, and maintain some Web pages about the Special Libraries Association 2005 Annual Conference, my laptop just decided to stop working. I can’t even get it to boot anymore. After spending some time on the phone […]

Tips for Salary Negotiations

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

The Special Libraries Association Solo Division newsletter Flying Solo has a short article about salary negotiations that includes pointers to more information.

Steven reports on Information Today, Inc.,’s efforts to blog the SLA 2005 Annual Conference

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

Blogger Gathering in Toronto, C’est What, Sunday, 6/5, 3:30 pm

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

Sunday afternoon, my favorite* blog reader Amy and I are getting together and we’d love it if other Special Libraries Association conference participants and/or librarians/information professionals interested in blogging could join us. C’est What 67 Front Street East Great idea, Amy! I’m still working on something with the GTABloggers on Saturday. *Of course, I don’t […]

Hhhmmm … blogcards …

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

I need to make cards for at least the scratchpad. I’ve been pondering whether I want business card style ones or just slips of paper again like I’ve done in the past because I procrastinate too long. Seeing the comic with the pick axe makes me think I should just splurge and buy some of […]

Blogging as a Job

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

The Wall Street Journal’s Career Journal highlights some companies who are hiring people to maintain blogs that connect the companies to the public. The trend doesn’t surprise me because blogs are such useful tools. Why shouldn’t companies hire people to maintain them? It almost mirrors the adoption of Web sites several years ago. Does a […]

A Note for Blogging for News Participants

Monday, May 30th, 2005

I posted an important note for Blogging for News participants on the Special Libraries Association News Division Web site. Blogging for News is the continuing education course at which I’ll be presenting during the SLA 2005 Annual Conference. It is sold out. If you are sad that you can’t attend the course, please tell your […]

Slowing Down a Bit

Monday, May 30th, 2005

A while ago, I would have easily found computer time each day to blog or at least try to blog. Saturday, I decided to give my wrists a rest from typing. Amazingly, I felt okay not blogging. I think I’m going to slow down a bit over the next few days hoping to heal a […]

News Designer

Friday, May 27th, 2005

The Scout Report selects this blog about newspaper design by a newspaper designer. It includes links to sources of potential interest to journalists.

Seeing that Thursday’s blog meeting topic is wikis reminds me …

Friday, May 27th, 2005

about two Wikimediaesque items that have been sitting in my blogging queue for some time now: The Internet Scout Report Highlights Wikinews neometa: Another Weblog about Wikipedia Addendum: sj’s presentation The Berkman user talk page, where some people were joking throughout the meeting The best quote from tonight’s meeting: “If I was a terrorist, I […]