A friend recently said I’m the best at self-promotion of anyone she knows. This should be taken less as an indication about me as one about our social circle — chiefly, geeky introverts — but is fodder for a blog post nonetheless. Self-promotion doesn’t come naturally to me (I’m a geeky introvert too, after all), [...]
Entries Tagged as 'marketing the library'
September 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized
July 21st, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized
On Twitter, Andrea Snyder (great lunch companion, btw) pointed me to a post on marketing libraries, from which the following struck me: A major point he made on signage was that, if you have to put up a sign to say what something isn’t, that indicates a problem elsewhere. (Side note: second time I’ve seen [...]
March 9th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized
Doing reading for my academic libraries class last night I had one of those blinding-flash moments and though, OK, now I get what the Information Commons idea is for. It’s for everyone’s favorite ongoing conversation, marketing the library — but not in the sense of getting people in the door because you have comfy chairs [...]