Monthly Archives for March 2011

Search for the answer, not the question

Tuesday, March 29th 2011

I don’t listen to a lot of podcasts, but I try to make time every week to fit in This Week in Google. Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis and Gina Trapani always have interesting takes on wide-ranging web issues (the show’s … Continue reading

29. March 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: HowTo, Libraries/Info Sci, Links, Ramblings, Tech | 1 comment

2011 Mover & Shaker award

Wednesday, March 16th 2011

Yesterday the 2011 list of Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers was announced, and I’m an honoree! Together with my coworker Emily King, we were recognized for our work on UNC’s first campus-wide Alternate Reality Game last year (among other projects). … Continue reading

16. March 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Libraries/Info Sci | 1 comment

Upcoming presentation: Computers in Libraries 2011

Monday, March 14th 2011

I’m very excited to be presenting briefly at Computers in Libraries in DC next week! Come see me at 4:30 on Monday, 3/21. I’m not quite sure where I’ll be, but I’m part of the Cybertour series of quick presentations. … Continue reading

14. March 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: apps, General, Libraries/Info Sci, Mobile, Presentations, Tech | Leave a comment

Libraries as techshops

Sunday, March 13th 2011

I respect the people at Make Magazine quite a bit. I may not always be skilled enough to replicate their impressive DIY instructions, but they make me want to improve those skills and tend to have unique perspectives on fixing … Continue reading

13. March 2011 by Chad Haefele
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An ode to Ninite

Tuesday, March 8th 2011

I recently purchased a new laptop. I got it all set up – programs installed, files transferred, etc. My shiny new laptop’s hard drive died, almost immediately after I was done tweaking things. I had to repeat the whole procedure. … Continue reading

08. March 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: HowTo, Ramblings, Reviews, Tech | Leave a comment

Take ebrary’s survey… please.

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011

Last week I ran across a link (via Paul Pival) to ebrary’s current survey about the future of their platform. If you have any experience with ebrary, you’re likely as frustrated with their UI and limitations as I am. So … Continue reading

02. March 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: eBooks, Libraries/Info Sci, Links | 1 comment