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How Snackable Is Your Content?

By Jon Walter When people visit your Web site, there’s a good chance they’ll give you only 15 seconds of their time. …

LITA: LITA Personas Task Force

Coming soon to the LITA blog: the results of the LITA Personas Task Force. The initial report contains a number of useful …

Broken link building made easy

Broken link building is a great tactic, but prospecting for broken links in your niche can be time-consuming and inefficient. Luckily, columnist …

Galen Charlton: TIMTOWTDI

The Internet Archive had this to say earlier today: Access to physical libraries is neither universal nor equitable. We hope to put …

Islandora: Islandoracon Logo!

The Islandoracon Planning Committee is very pleased to unveil the logo that will grace our conference t-shirts in Hamilton, Ontario this May: …

Build Your Ultimate Martech Stack

It’s not enough to build a martech stack; you’ve got to build the right stack for your organization. Strategy, efficiency, integration and …

Seasonal and holiday link building

It’s not too early to start thinking about Valentine’s Day 2018! Columnist Andrew Dennis explains how to structure a link-building campaign for …

David Rosenthal: RFC 4810

A decade ago next month Wallace et al published RFC 4810 Long-Term Archive Service Requirements. Its abstract is:There are many scenarios in …

Terry Reese: MarcEdit Update: All Versions

All versions have been updated. For specific information about workstream work, please see: MarcEdit Workstreams: MacOS and Windows/Linux MarcEdit Mac Changelog: ************************************************* …

‘Things to do near me’ SEO

Columnist Andrew Shotland takes a look at the “near me” phenomenon and shares data that helps illuminate how to rank for these …

Design Thinking: A brief history

Know thy history. “You could say the basic principles of Design Thinking have always been around. It was these basic principles that …

Ed Summers: EC

The readings this week focused on the Ethnography of Communication or EC. EC seeks to examine the particular cultural conditions of communication …

Ed Summers: Personal Stories

There’s an interesting segment in the ProPublica’s recent interview with Elizaveta Osetinskaya about how the RBC broke a story about the mysterious …

Coral Sheldon-Hess: Craftiness

I recently realized that I hadn’t written a post about crafts in quite some time. I never shared the glow-in-the-dark cross stitch …

How to nail a local SEO pitch

Wondering how to make a good impression with potential clients? Columnist Lydia Jorden shares her process for successfully pitching to local businesses, …

Ed Summers: Social Facts

@congressedits turned up one of the more interesting edits from the House of Representatives today: United States Attorney General Wikipedia article edited …

I Don’t Need Help

We have no excuse…admit it. UX may brag about intuitive and pretty, but we sure suck at helping people—this one thing that …

DPLA: Color Our Collections 2017

That’s right, folks — #ColorOurCollections is back for kids and grown-ups alike! On your next lunch break, free evening, or Saturday afternoon, …

LITA: Call for LITA Guides

LITA is looking to expand its popular LITA Guide series. Topics for consideration include: Tools for big data Developing in-house technology expertise …

District Dispatch: Alarming new FCC moves

ALA is concerned about announcements made in last week’s “Friday media dump” Last Friday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai rescinded close …

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Galen Charlton: Continuing the lesson

The other day, school librarian and author Jennifer Iacopelli tweeted about her experience helping a student whose English paper had been vandalized …

Considering How We Use HTTP/2

A note from the editors: This article is part two of a two-part series exploring the new HTTP/2 protocol and using it …