Category Archives: Open Shelf

Open Shelf is a Failure

Try again. Fail again. Fail better. This is one of my favourite observations and encouragements from the always sunny and positive Samuel Beckett (its from Worstward Ho, 1983). I’m a big fan of screwing up. Quite good at it really. … Continue reading

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Open Shelf: Towards the Launch (the logo)

I’m the Editor-in-Chief of Open Shelf, the magazine of the Ontario Library Association. Well, to be accurate, the as-yet-to-be-launched magazine of OLA. We’ve been in development mode for months. Can I tell you how hard it is to do this? … Continue reading

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Open Shelf: Towards a New Digital Magazine for OLA

One of my current projects is to move the Ontario Library Association (OLA) magazine from print to online. I’m the Editor-in-Chief. I’m tweeting about it @OpenShelfOLA as it evolves but I thought a longer reflection might be of interest. As … Continue reading

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