What is your favorite font for headings or for body text on conference posters? Our current mockup is in Tahoma (which will probably cause many of you to unsubscribe to me and/or hide this post) but we're considering switching to Arial. Helvetica appears not to be an option. Are we ignoring another obvious contender?
Some tech never dies: In order to facilitate some online banking (oddly), I just used my multifunction printer as a fax machine (first connecting a phone line), since they needed a fax or USMail, and I didn't want to wait until Monday. Second time I've actually faxed from home in two years.
Okay, librarians, I have a "uh, it was red..." puzzle for you. When I was a kid and not long into reading (say, age 4 or 5, which would have been 1982-3ish), I had a series of hardback books that each explained a main concept or thing. They were large (roughly 8x12) but only a 1/2-1 cm thick. One of them was called, simply, "Time." I think it was..
A former student writes: From one of the PUBLIC Library comment boxes: "I love everything about PUBLIC: the variety of books by authors from all over the world; the calm quiet—but not too quiet—atmosphere; the coffee; and most of all I love, love, love the sweet, kind, patient librarians who can find the answer to anything."
"Your library has a lot more to offer besides just checking out books. Best of all, in nearly all places, getting a library card is absolutely free. It's money (and resources) on the table, so why not make some use of your local branch?" http://lifehacker.com/the-bes...
I'm trying to develop a template/form for librarians to use to assess what percentage of their monthly (then aggregated into annual) time is spent on various parts of their job descriptions. (I'm trying to identify imbalances between our goals and how we use our resources.) Anyone have any suggestions or examples?