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October is Canadian Library Month. This is a time to celebrate library service and help raise public awareness of the valuable role libraries play in the lives of Canadians. The theme this year is Libraries: the World at your Fingertips. You might be thinking that there is no time left to promote this event. Don’t be discouraged! Listed below are a few last minute quick ideas you can do to ensure your community is aware of the services you provide. October 15 is Municipal Election day. Talk... More...

Friday October 12, 2007 10:37AM - 0 Comment(s)



Welcome to Millet & District Museum & Archives BLOG. More...

Tuesday September 25, 2007 12:56PM - 1 Comment(s)



Someone suggested I write about how to find people, addresses, phone numbers and other information about individuals and organizations online. I am by no means an expert in this department but I may be able to direct you to a few good resources. “How is this applicable in the library” you ask? Well perhaps you’ve been asked how one might contact their MLA or member of parliament? What about a company or association address? How about just helping someone track down an old high school friend?... More...

Friday August 24, 2007 10:42AM - 0 Comment(s)



This discussion area can be used to post items such as: Lost & Found Special Events coming up that you would like to share More...

Wednesday August 01, 2007 10:41PM - 1 Comment(s)



Have you found any environmentally friendly products for yard maintenance, or have any tips for other home owners? More...

Monday July 09, 2007 05:15PM - 2 Comment(s)



Discovering which of our many databases may or may not give you access to a specific journal or magazine title can be a little time consuming. Therefore, I thought I’d let you all in on a little secret. Imagine a patron asks “Do you have back issues of the Canadian history journal The Beaver?” You look around at your little library and wonder if your patron can be serious… then you remember our databases. So you march over to the computer and stare at the list of 22 databases… which one... More...

Thursday July 05, 2007 10:49AM - 0 Comment(s)



There are many opportunities out there to further your library expertise and knowledge. Reading this blog may help you explore new and used technologies as they apply in library land. It is hoped that sooner rather than later you may find a broader range of topics here. However, this blog is really only here to inspire you and help you discover new things. So this entry will focus on pointing out a few places you can go for more in depth educational experiences. Web Junction Web Junction is... More...

Monday June 25, 2007 10:51AM - 0 Comment(s)



Hello all, I’m happy to be back in Wild Rose country. Now that I’ll be in the office more I hope I can add to the blog more frequently. If you have taken a workshop on databases with me you’ll know that I strongly recommend perusing any database’s or search engine’s help pages. “It will save you time” I say. So, to illustrate my point I thought I’d share with you some things learned by examining Google’s help pages. Did you know you can use Google as a quick glossary or dictionary? For... More...

Thursday June 14, 2007 10:55AM - 0 Comment(s)



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Monday June 11, 2007 12:54PM - 5 Comment(s)



It feels like forever since I added anything to this blog. As I was thinking about what I might like to post, it occurred to me that I ought to keep it simple and functional this time around. “So”,thought I, “maybe I should expound on the joys of Windows’ shortcut keys seeing how there is often so little to be joyful about when it comes to Windows.” (I know… terrible nerd humor and a shameless plug for Apple all in one breath… I’ll endeavor to stop that). What are shortcut keys? Well, by... More...

Friday May 04, 2007 11:23AM - 0 Comment(s)



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