Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Writer Hate

The Greats Hate

Writers are insecure people, that is true. They typically feel inadequate about their writing. Mostly, this is because they find other successful writers to be inadequate as well. This infographic illustrates this phenomenon by highlighting the nasty things that writers have said about their colleagues. Enjoy!

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Check Out This Dog!

Re-post of an excellent, library-related post from Dan Lewis' Now I Know email chain. Enjoy!

Monday, June 2, 2014

Tech Leaders

Perception is Everything

When students want to learn how to use new technologies, where do they go? According to a fairly recent study performed by the School Library Journal (2013 wasn't THAT long ago, right?) it appears they ask their librarian!

This study focuses on K-12. I wonder what we would find if the study were expanded to higher education.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Color Guide

A little reference guide:

The 10 Commandments of Color Theory
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Friday, May 2, 2014

Learn to Use the Library

A Trend is Born!

So I've been posting videos and infographics lately, it's just something I've been looking at. I think this one is pretty sweet, especially the vertical text in the middle. Conversion is pretty tricky and should be done sans professional only in the most extreme cases.

Learn to Use the Library
by newhousemaps.
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Thursday, May 1, 2014

American News

Just The Facts

We all rely on some news outlet to get information about the world. There is no way we can personally everything that is going on even on a local level, much less across the globe. However, sometimes we get discouraged at the way news is reported. For those times, we can turn to Glove and Boots to tell it like it is: