Monthly archives: August, 2016

Program Review- ‘Page Turners’

  ‘Page-Turners’ is a reading program run at Logan Central, Beenleigh and Marsden Libraries, which all fall under the jurisdiction of Logan City Council’s Library and Cultural Services Department.  A synopsis of the program, as outlined on the Logan Libraries webpage, is that it encompasses a one-to-one personalized service where library staff and volunteers listen …

Designing Through ‘Design Thinking’

During’s Monday night’s IFN614 lecture/workshop we were required to design a product, program or service for a library user utilising (sorry Kate Davis; I remember you said you hate the word ‘utilise‘, but I didn’t like the sound of ‘for a library user using’) the Design Thinking approach discussed in a few of this week’s readings, including an  article co-written …

What’s Up With Reference?

  This week’s readings and twitter chat focused on the past, present and future of ‘referencing’ in the library world. In my reflection I will be focusing mainly on the ‘Reference Transactions’ dimension of reference work which the Reference and User Services Association  see as information consultations with library staff where they recommend, interpret, assess and/or utilise …

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