The Transformed Library by Jeannette Woodward

The Transformed Library: E-books, Expertise, and Evolution [Review]

The Transformed Library: E-Books, Expertise, and Evolution by Jeannette Woodward My rating: 4 of 5 stars My Review: It is a sobering read about the future of libraries, especially the section on academic libraries and how university administrators’ view us. And how most of our efforts to create and articulate…

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier – film adaptations

I was surfing Youtube when I happened upon the 1997 TV adaptation of Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. The full length version. I remember trying to read this novel when I was a teenager. I couldn’t finish it. So, I decided that I could at least watch a film adaptation….

Book - Getting Organized in the Google Era

Getting Organized in the Google Era by Douglas C. Merrill and James A. Martin

This post contains my thoughts after reading Getting Organized in the Google Era by Douglas C. Merrill and James A. Martin This is a book about personal information organization. It is about managing the information floating around us and our brains’ inability to contain it all without some help. A…

Information Management Possible? by Alan Flett

This post is about this article I read: Flett, A. (2011). Information Management Possible? Business Information Review, 28(2), 92-100. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org.ezlibproxy1.ntu.edu.sg/10.1177/0266382111411066 on 2 September 2011. (you need to be a NTU staff or student to access full text from this link). I enjoyed reading this article perhaps because it…

Digital Consumers: Re-shaping the Information Profession by David Nicholas and Ian Rowlands

This post is on this book: Nicholas, D., & Rowlands, I. (2008). Digital Consumers: Re-shaping the Information Profession. London: Facet. The title seems to convey the hope that by understanding the digital consumer, we can re-invigorate the library profession and perhaps avoid certain demise. Or at least that was my…

Postmodern Knitting Language

I encountered a lot of knitting abbreviations at ravelry.com and knitting blogs which I am not familiar with. There doesn’t seem to be glossary at ravelry. It is quite frustrating not being able to totally understand someone. So I was pleasantly surprised when I found a short list in Not Tonight…