At the annual meeting, our MnDOT members told us about Soundview Book Summaries, issued monthly on DVD.  MnDOT subscribes to the premium audio edition.

Each issue includes 3-4 summaries on topics such as management, leadership, economic trends, innovation, and career & self-development.  Please go to the Members Only page to see a sample edition.

Further information can be found on their website:

The pooled fund will host a live demonstration of IHS Standards Expert on October 9 at 1:00 PM EDT. Please join us if you’re interested in the resource and let Maggie (msacco[at]hsinfocus[dotcom]) know if you would like to be included in the free trial period that runs through November 2013.  Verify your timezones so you don’t miss out!

Thank you Sheila Hatchell for sharing the slides, reading list and your notes from this most excellent SLA 2013 session!

SLA 2013 Information is Beautiful (PDF 11.1 MB)

Visual-data continuum

Recommended Books from Information is Beautiful – SLA 2013

Notes from Information is Beautiful


European Commission Central Library adds 300 millionth bibliographic record to WorldCat

The record describes an article, “Wirtschaftsrecht im Internet” (“Business Law for the Internet”) from the publication Betriebs Berater. The record was created on June 7, 2013, and was contributed by the European Commission Central Library.

Hardcore Tech Every Librarian Should Know
Kendra Levine co-presenter, Tran Div chair-elect, TKN web designer extraordinaire.

Always a fan favorite at SLA, here are the slides from SLA 2013’s presentation of 60 Sites in 60 Minutes. Enjoy!!

Thank you Inez Hopkins for the heads up on this resource!

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