The most recent issue of the BayNet Newsletter has been released! You can find the current issue at

In the Winter 2016 issue:

Media Preservation: A Case Study by Paul Grippaldi: Ever wondered what happened to those old tapes from 30 years ago you found moldering away in your attic? Learn how one media specialist breathes new life into old, otherwise ruined, video recordings in this case study.

Special Collections Librarian Named Director of San Francisco’s Sutro Library by Ms. Colyn Wohlmut: The local branch of the State Library got a new library director. Learn more about her and her background before she takes the helm of this illustrious institution.

Snapping Up Snapchat… Is It Worth It? by Ginny Mies: Snapchat is for more than just taking selfies. This article discusses how non-profits and libraries can use Snapchat to engage with patrons and increase their visibility in this new and underutilized application.

NOCALL 2016 Spring Institute: New Challenges, New Opportunities by Sheryln Takacs: The Northern California Association of Law Libraries is holding it’s annual Spring Institute. Learn about some of the exciting programs that are in store for attendees. Act fast, registration closes March 4th (This Friday!)

If you’d like to submit an article for publication, and it is highly encouraged, in the Spring 2016 BayNet Newsletter, please see the Submission Guidelines for more detailed information. Hope you enjoy the issue!

Collin Thormoto
BayNet News Editor