April 24, 2018

Archives for February 2011

Libraries and Facebook

Here’s a fact that blows my mind. According to OCLC’s Perceptions of Libraries, 2010, only 11% of larger U.S. public libraries have a Facebook site. I guess I have to say…are you kidding me? If you don’t have a library Facebook site, email me today (send it through my Facebook page!) I can walk you […]

An Old Friend Gets a $50,000,000 Facelift

I know journalists should remain objective, but the New York Public Library is my library. I love it and I couldn’t let pass without mentioning a wonderful moment this week when the library officially began celebrating its 100th birthday with the unveiling of the new façade for the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue […]

Signs of Good Design | The User Experience

There’s more to design than appearances, but the way an object looks is often the most immediate and apparent aspect of how it has been designed. The power of this immediacy allows some designers to think only about aesthetics, and that leads to attractive but unusable stuff. This happens quite often with websites created using […]