Released: BayNet Newsletter Fall 2016

The most recent issue of the BayNet Newsletter has been released! You can find the current issue at https://baynetlibs.org/news/current-newsletter

In the Fall 2016 issue:

Bring Digital Literacy to your Library with Coding by Anna Tschetter: Starting a Girls Who Code Club in the library can be a great way to incorporate digital literacy and coding skills into library spaces.

Building a Culture of Technology in your Library by Ginny Miesi: Some great ways to change the culture of your library to bring everyone into their comfort zone around technology. Using a Canadian library as an example, the article gives great tips on how to keep up with the times.

Library Events Around the BayA calendar of library events going on in the next few weeks around the Bay! Grow your network, learn something, and maybe have a few drinks while you’re at it.

San Francisco Giants 30th Anniversary By Paul Grippaldi: Digital Revolution was tasked with restoring some of the archival materials for the SF Giant’s 30th Anniverary celebration. Learn the process that helped preserve this team’s fantastic history.

Guatemalan Volunteering Experience by Sirous Monajami: A great write-up from a San Francisco librarian detailing her time spent volunteering in a library in Central America. Learn about their struggles with event space, reading room, and ailing buildings. Not that that’d be familiar to anyone.

Pokemon Go Meetup by Diana Wakimoto: BayNet held a Pokemon Go meetup in August in Hayward. The group shared their experiences, dropped yarn bombs, and caught more than a few Pokemon.

Archives: Visit the BayNet Website! A 20 year old reprint announcing the BayNet “Web Site” in 1996 is complete with Netscape directions and how to streamline your reading experience using a text-only browser. Ahhh… the good ol’ days.

If you’d like to submit an article for publication, and it is highly encouraged, in the Winter 2017 BayNet Newsletter, please see the Submission Guidelines for more detailed information. Hope you enjoy the issue!

Collin Thormoto
BayNet News Editor

Call for Submissions BayNet Newsletter Spring 2016

Share your work and stories with the members of BayNet

BayNet is a multidisciplinary library association that is dedicated to bringing together librarians, archivists, and information professionals from all over the Bay Area together so they can share and learn from each other. And the BayNet Newsletter wants you to share what’s going on in your world with the rest of the members of BayNet.

The BayNet Newsletter is looking for articles on a wide variety of topics: professional news, events, workshops, seminars, and issues or events of interest. If there’s something going on in the world of archives that you’re excited about, let everyone know! If you just got a new library program and want to tell people about it, then this is the place. And if you have an event that you want to make sure is packed, we’ve got your audience right here.

The deadline for submissions is May 15 and check out the Newsletter Submission Guidelines HERE for restrictions on length and formatting. Pictures are encouraged and will be published in full color. I look forward to reading what you have to say and thanks for making the Bay Area library scene the exciting and diverse place we all enjoy.

Collin Thormoto
BayNet News Editor

Call For Submissions BayNet Newsletter Winter 2016

Share your work and stories with the members of BayNet

BayNet is a multidisciplinary library association that is dedicated to bringing together librarians, archivists, and information professionals from all over the Bay Area together so they can share and learn from each other. And the BayNet Newsletter wants you to share what’s going on in your world with the rest of the members of BayNet.

The BayNet Newsletter is looking for articles on a wide variety of topics: professional news, events, workshops, seminars, and issues or events of interest. If there’s something going on in the world of archives that you’re excited about, let everyone know! If you just got a new library program and want to tell people about it, then this is the place. And if you have an event that you want to make sure is packed, we’ve got your audience right here.

The deadline for submissions is February 15 and check out the Newsletter Submission Guidelines HERE for restrictions on length and formatting. Pictures are encouraged and will be published in full color. I look forward to reading what you have to say and thanks for making theBay Area library scene the exciting and diverse place we all enjoy.

Collin Thormoto
BayNet News Editor

Released: BayNet Newsletter Autumn 2015

The most recent issue of the BayNet Newsletter has been released! You can find the current issue at https://baynetlibs.org/news/current-newsletter

In the Autumn 2015 issue:

Computer History Museum Grant Project Underway by Sara Lott: Having been awarded a $275,000 grant, the Computer History Museum has taken to processing almost 2,000 linear feet of records. Learn how applying the More Product Less Process philosophy has increased their productivity and their researcher appeal.

Costa Rica’s National Library Celebrates the 123rd Anniversary by Dr. Sirous Monajami: While visiting San Jose, Costa Rica, Dr. Monajami had the opportunity to explore The National Library Miguel Obregón Lizano. She explains some of what makes the Costa Rican Library Network unique and perhaps even some practices that could be applied to your library!

How to Create a Community Resource Guide by Ginny Mies: The Visitacion Valley Library took it upon themselves to create a Community Resource Guide to help locals get information about essential services in their neighborhood that they may not know about. Check out this article for ways to help your library create a Community Resource Guide for your community.

CCLI Comes to San Francisco on April 29th by Gina Kessler Lee: Check out the California Conference on Library Instruction in San Francisco. The theme this year is “Reframing Instruction: Looking at what we do with a new lens.”

If you’d like to submit an article for publication, and it is highly encouraged, in the Summer 2015 BayNet Newsletter, please see the Submission Guidelines for more detailed information. Hope you enjoy the issue!

Collin Thormoto
BayNet News Editor

Call for Newsletter Submissions

Share your work and stories with the members of BayNet

BayNet is a multidisciplinary library association that is dedicated to bringing together librarians, archivists, and information professionals from all over the Bay Area together so they can share and learn from each other. And the BayNet Newsletter wants you to share what’s going on in your world with the rest of the members of BayNet.

The BayNet Newsletter is looking for articles on a wide variety of topics: professional news, events, workshops, seminars, and issues or events of interest. If there’s something going on in the world of archives that you’re excited about, let everyone know! If you just got a new library program and want to tell people about it, then this is the place. And if you have an event that you want to make sure is packed, we’ve got your audience right here.

The deadline for submissions is October 15 and check out the Newsletter Submission Guidelines HERE for restrictions on length and formatting. Pictures are encouraged and will be published in full color. I look forward to reading what you have to say and thanks for making theBay Area library scene the exciting and diverse place we all enjoy.

Collin Thormoto
BayNet News Editor