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Marti Fuerst
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Librarian in Alabama.
Librarian in Alabama.

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I’ve spent the last week immersed in research surrounding building a makerspace, and I have learned a lot about e-textiles. They’re super amazing. If I had the time and the funds, I’d be building an LED cross-fading bustle right now. Wild horses couldn’t…

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My current display up at the Saddlebrook branch of OPL is “Extraordinary Lives, Extraordinary Journeys” and is in line with the Escape the Ordinary Summer Ready Program theme. In it I have uplifting travel and “year in the life” type books, but compiling…

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On Being Overqualified

First of all, I just want to say how happy I am to have been part of the Omaha Public Library system. It’s filled with awesome people who have really amazing, grand-scale ideas about librarianship and our role in the community. I’m excited to be part of…

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Sometimes I strike a strange balance between analog and digital when it comes to my work habits. I…

Sometimes I strike a strange balance between analog and digital when it comes to my work habits. I love Google Drive and Evernote, but part of my learning process when I’m trying to squeeze as much as possible out of a book or article is to write it down…

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A Library of Things at Sacramento Public Library

Sacramento Public Library has a “Library of Things.” Items are selected and added based on patron input, which I think is key for a library like this. It’s not the first library to check out things other than books – we’ve all seen the articles about…

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I heard about Chicago Public Library’s plan to circulate wireless hot-spots out of 3 branches on the radio this morning during my commute. I’m so excited for this program, especially since those branches will have 10 tablets available alongside their 100…

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On March 18, 2014, a Facebook friend posted a status. And we were off. We directed the narrative through comments and meta-discussion about where to go, what to do, and how to solve the “puzzle” in this world he’d created. It lasted days. It was amazing.…

#interactivefiction   #inform7

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