5 Things Thursday: Books Both Real and Virtual

This week’s selections focus on books, libraries, collections and related topics:

  1. Would you like The Seattle Public Library to help you find your next five books just in time for summer reading?
  2. Did you know the Kansas City Library facade looks like a bookshelf?
  3. Want to read more on libraries and e-book ownership?
  4. What if the British Library teamed up with Google to digitize 250,000 books?
  5. Ever wonder what makes a library school a degree mill?



5 Things Thursday: Summer Edition

Here are five topics to keep you on your toes this summer.

  1. Want to know how to set up a brand page on FB without a personal profile?
  2. Need a way to test some fonts?
  3. Would you like to know more about digital storytelling?
  4. Interested in the 100 best movies of the decade? 
  5. Read more about qualities like flexibility and adaptability being keys to future success in LIS.

5 Things Thursday: Gone to the Dogs

Here are five more things to tantalize your gray matter:

  1. Have you seen the Canine Research Collection in the OSU Special Collections?
  2. What is the DAM Foundation?
  3. Pondering librarian fashion? Check out this piece on the librarian wardrobe and librarian shoes on Flickr.
  4. Want to communicate your value with an infographic resume?
  5. Why was King County Library System named library of the year by Library Journal?