How many of us have referred to ourselves with machine terminology? I know I have, in phrases like “my bandwidth is overloaded” or asking coworkers “do you have any bandwidth right now?”. You can find any number of articles comparing …

AlphaCare: A Musing On Wellness, If You Were A Computer Read more »

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Guest Post by Jason Tubinis Using software to transform yourself in a Zoom meeting is so simple you can do it by accident! Just ask Rod Ponton, who appeared in a meeting with the 394th Judicial District Court of Texas …

Transforming Yourself (Hopefully) On Purpose: How To Use Zoom Filters Like Tanuki Read more »

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Who isn’t burned out after all that 2020 had to offer? I don’t know a single person who hasn’t felt mentally, emotionally and physically drained, and perhaps team leaders especially, as they embarked on 2021. There are countless articles reminding …

Mastering Motivation in 2021: Three Hacks for Rekindling Your Fire After Burnout Read more »

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I had used Zoom several times before 2020, but not nearly as often and certainly not in all the ways I have used it since the pandemic. Prior to 2020 my major experiences in Zoom were testing our law school …

Can You Pass the Electric Kool-Aid Zoom Test? (Or 5 Zoom Horror Stories To Tell In the Dark) Read more »

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“The COVID-19 pandemic is, among other things, a massive experiment in telecommuting.” – Brookings As articles have been telling us non-stop since March, COVID-19 pressed fast-forward on film that is our lives, and we’ve been watching it all like a …

You Are Part Of The Biggest #WFH Experiment EVER: Thoughts On Maintaining Meaningful Remote Connections Read more »

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Several CS-SIS members (myself included!) took part in the TS-SIS sponsored session “Data, Stats, Go: Navigating the Intersections of Cataloging, E-Resource, and Web Analytics Reporting” for AALL’s 2020 annual conference live stream programming last week. In case you missed it, …

What’s the State of Your Stats: Ugly or Lovely Origami? Read more »

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It feels like CALICon 2020 was eons ago in our suspended animation existence that is the new norm for those of us still teleworking past the 3 months mark. Yet the words from Friday June 5th’s keynote address delivered by …

“Tech is easy, people are hard”: Philosophical Takeaways from Cat Moon’s CALICon Keynote Read more »

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Who doesn’t love the Internet Archive? As one of the longest running vehicles for capturing content generated online, it also serves as one of the primary databases for Public Domain and Creative Commons licensed media. Founded in 1996, the vast …

Resources for Work & Play: Gems from the Internet Archive Read more »

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