CDLINFO News: Authored by Lena Zentall

Three Ways The Public Library Can Change Your Life

October 6, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Sometimes the simplest and most obvious things in life elude us.  With a degree in library and information science, I should be the first one to realize the virtues of … More

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CDL Shares HathiTrust SFX Target

September 30, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

CDL is sharing a way to link to HathiTrust digital resources using SFX with the broader HathiTrust partner community. CDL’s Discovery & Delivery group introduced linking to HathiTrust books using … More

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How To Deliver Good and Bad News To Your Manager

September 22, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Does your heart race thinking about delivering important news to your manager? Sometimes we strike the right balance of tone, timing, preparation, and approach and we get rewarded with a … More

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More Visuals: Picture Your Strategic Plan

September 8, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Your team has a strategic plan. Now how do you make sure it’s front of mind (and easy to comprehend) for the people implementing it? Creating a one-page infographic chart … More

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How to Develop Your Career without Breaking the Bank

August 25, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Building your career means continually learning new skills and enhancing the ones you already have. It’s an investment of your time and energy. In tough economic times you may not … More

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Talking with Strangers: 3 Tips on Making the Most of Your Conversations

August 11, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

“In a single week, we may meet more people than our medieval ancestors did in their entire lives. Yet in contemporary American culture, we have little or no training for … More

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CDL Recruiting for Discovery & Delivery Programmer Analyst IV

July 29, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Shape the future of discovery and delivery in library systems. Position: Programmer Analyst IV About you You are a senior programmer and digital library strategist committed to growing … More

Going Beyond Pie Charts: More Ways to Use Visuals

July 28, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

“Love pie. Hate pie-charts” is a playful quote from a talented data designer featured below. It captures the we-can-do-better attitude of the individuals and organizations leading the charge for clear … More

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UC-eLinks knows when you have left the building

July 27, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

UC-eLinks now alerts users to logon to their campus network. Why do we need this? Most of us have experienced the frustration of being denied access to articles and other … More

Use the Power of Visuals to Get Your Point Across

July 14, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Some people are brilliant at melding words and visuals. Most of us struggle to create engaging presentations, documents and web pages. We’ve all been told it’s crucial to appeal to … More

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