Tuesday, 30 December 2008

Article on the Trinidadian Library Blogosphere published

A new book by Librarians presenting a bibliography of the library blogosphere is now published. The book reports on the library blogosphere of several countries. Of particular interest to this blog is the report on Trinidad's library blogosphere by Jennifer Papin-Ramcharan.

Below is the basic bibliographic information. Also enclosed is URL for getting more information on the book.

Title: Library Blogging Worldwide

Editors: Christian Hauschke, Sarah Lohre and Nadine Ullmann

Publication Information: Dortmund - DüsseldorfHannover
Publisher: Infobib.de
YEAR: 2008

Copyright: © 2008 Infobib.de Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0
Language: English
URL: http://www.lulu.com/content/5307801

Abstract from Source:

On April, 23rd 2007 a series of postings started on Infobib.de, where guest authors from all over the world introduced the library and library related blogs of their own country. This book is a collection of 30 revised LibWorld articles, accompanied by a foreword by Walt Crawford. Included are articles about the blogosphere of: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malawi, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, USA.

Monday, 8 December 2008

Barbados main branch of the public library reopens

Title: Library doors open
Date: December 03, 2008
Source: Nation News

Abstract from Source:
AFTER CLOSURE for two years, the lending section of the main branch of the National Public Library opened its doors to the public yesterday morning at its new location.

The article provides details about the opening of the main branch of Barbados Public Library. It indicates what sections of the library have not yet opened to the public and on the opening hours. It also features an interview with the Acting Director and a report on what users can expect from the library in its new location.

The reopening of Barbados Public Library

Title: Public Library reopening tomorrow
Source: Nation News
Date: December 1, 2008

URL: http://www.nationnews.com/story/298188432628196.php


This is a report on the reopening of the main branch of the Barbados National Public Library. The Minister responsible in the report gives information on the details regarding the readiness of the library and about the official reopening that is scheduled from 2009.

Sunday, 7 December 2008

Jamaica Library Service Honours Cecil Charlton

Title: Jamaica Library Service Honours Cecil Charlton
Mandeville, Jamaica Information Service (JIS)
Date: Wednesday, December 06, 2006

URL: http://www.jis.gov.jm/education/html/20061205T110000-0500_10791_JIS_JAMAICA_LIBRARY_SERVICE_HONOURS_CECIL_CHARLTON.asp

Abstract from Source:

In this article, a report is given on the service honouring Cecil C. Charlton. In the service, Cecil Charlton is honoured for his contribution to the Jamaica Library Service and the Manchester Parish Library network. Some historical information is given about this individuals contribution to the development of the public library in the parish of Manchester, Jamaica.