You may have noticed yesterday that my links had a new window as a target. I suddenly realized that it bugs me on the blogs I read, so why was I doing it on mine? :)
LSSI is launching a bi-monthly award, the Samuel Swett Green Award for the Best Virtual Reference Transcript. The competition is open to all reference staff using any virtual reference software that can produce an electronic transcript (so, not just for LSSI customers). The award is named for Samuel Swett Green, the founder of reference services in the States. The award is worth 500$. Find a checklist for your entry here and enter here.
Overdue is a cartoon strip made by people in the know. OK, it is situated in a public library, but we can all recognize a colleague or a patron in the characters displayed. There is an archive too.