Wow. A "reverend" who describes himself as "amateur author" just called to ask for definition of word "magenta" as he'd never heard of it. Really? A fairly common color. "oh, that must be a woman thing" 0_o
Okay webz, the elves need help. My 10.5yo niece likes making jewelry. I want to get her some kind of kit, but not the all-plastic, all-pink kinds you find in most toy stores, but something not-too-complicated, either. Suggestions??
Library and non-profit Q: What is your process for ensuring PR items (Friends events, etc.) get out to print, elec, social media, if those are done by multiple people? We have comm breakdown, and I'm thinking a form would help. Help!
Need to crowd source for thing tomorrow. I need good and bad examples of how to think about/do project evaluation. Example: Bad: just assuming everything is alright. Good: survey stakeholders (with discussion of what a stakeholder is). For small town librarians. Help?
From colleague: 'In Nov, my library will be a host for NaNoWriMo. I'm doing a launch, close, write-in and weekly classes, incl. Internet Research for Writers class. I've compiled some good web sites, but I'd also like to talk a bit about boolean searches, etc.. Can you recommend good sites or books about doing productive searches?' Suggestions?
So as not to sidetrack @jtf in his thread (Hi Jason!), question: For what do you use Evernote? Personal, professional, whatever. And HOW do you use it? I'm just starting with it, so would like to hear experience (good, bad, ugly).
Tonight is "nice middle-aged ladies who've been told they cannot use technology, so have no self-esteem, but have to use it and need my help" night @ the library. I've now said 3x "you won't hurt it...unless you don't save". Guess how many of them didn't save? *sigh*
I'm looking for software suggestionsI have 4 twitter accounts (three for library, 1 for me) that I want to monitor through the day. I also want to be able to Reply, Retweet, etc. right from the software. I've tried Tweetdeck, but I guess I'm doing something wrong, cuz I can't seem to fully interact - ? Suggestions? FREE is best, but cheap is ok.