Tag Archives: technology

This September, we’re cutting the cord.

Visit the Robbins Library anytime between now and mid-September, and you’ll notice staff are sporting green pins that say “We’re cutting the cord. September 2013.”   Don’t be alarmed–it’s all part of the plan to stimulate conversation around one of … Continue reading

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The Pew, the library, and you

Last week, the Pew Internet Project released its latest report, Library Services in the Digital Age. Pew studies are very influential in the library and education fields, but what’s the story behind Pew reports and how might they be weathervanes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Just a Geek

This book combines a few of my favorite things: raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. No. Wait, those are the song lyrics. Sorry. What I meant to say was: technology, a nonconformist, and Star Trek. There. My secret’s out. … Continue reading

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Use your smartphone to become a wicked smart library user

Do you own a smartphone, such as an iPhone, Blackberry, or Android phone? If so, as you already know, you have an amazing device at your disposal, and now, more than ever, you can use your smartphone to take advantage … Continue reading

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Two videos to make the most of library resources for your Kindle Fire

About 6 million Kindle Fires were sold last year, and I know that several Arlington residents received Kindle Fires as gifts over the holidays. Our colleagues over at the Wellesley Free Library have created two great videos that will allow … Continue reading

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