Archive for July, 2006

Fighting against the stereotype

Friday, July 28th, 2006

I believe most of us have encountered such a sad moment in our career path that when we told others about our professions, people would ask in a surprising manner “Really? Do we still need librarians nowadays?” or looked at us in such a sympathetic manner which you could understand the look meant something like […]


Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

Library and Wikis

Mindy's pictures

Sunday, July 23rd, 2006

Hello all, Here are some pictures of the city of Strasbourg and the ISU library where I am working for the time being, enjoy!

Open WorldCat is coming soon

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006 provides a permanent destination page and search box that lets a broader range of people discover the riches of library-held materials cataloged in the WorldCat database. More details…

Greetings from Strasbourg, France

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

Bonjour, everybody out there in Vancouver! Meant to send this greeting message earlier, but it took me quite a while to get everything settled down. Arrived here in Strasbourg on June 23rd and spent the first two days sightseeing a little bit of this beautiful historical town. Started to work the third day doing some […]

Access to Multilingual Materials

Friday, July 7th, 2006

I am now working on the World Cultures Committee at FVRL. One of the tasks assigned to me is to find out ways for access to our multilingual collection (it’s a 12 non-English collection) through OPAC. As far as I know, this is one of the most challenging topics in our profession. Many organizations and […]

Summer Trip to Okanagan

Thursday, July 6th, 2006

在湖边露营三天, 湖水清澈见底 樱桃园边的一个小湖,如同仙境

Beibei’s Library tours

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

I just came back from my vacation a while ago. Because my parents came from China to visit me, I took them to quite a few places since this is their first trip to Canada. During our trip, I also visited a few local libraries: Kelowna public library, Banff public Library, Squamish public library, Montreal […]

Systems Librarian at U. of Maryland

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

For those of you who are interested in Systems, please check out the requirement.

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