Friday Fun

Friday Fun: Library Dogs

On Facebook Dean posted the link to Cooper the Library Dog (YouTube) and it is just simply too cute not do as a Friday Fun post.   Cooper is a brown Shih Tzu who comes to the Harvard Medical School library on Tuesdays and Thursdays as…

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Friday Fun: Zombies in the Library

I haven’t done a Friday Fun post in a while, so when I saw this at my local public library I just had to share. Zombies in the library.  I am sure some creative types in academic medical library can figure…

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Friday Fun: Technology from Yesteryear

A couple weeks ago I read John Halamka’s “Cool Technology of the Week” post which referenced this Boston.com article, “Technology from Yesteryear Nostalgia.”  John mentioned the article isn’t about the latest greatest coolest current technology but it is a fun…

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Friday Fun Fashion

We all have heard how the makers of medical lab coats are now making pockets a little bigger so doctors can put their iPad in their coat pocket.  Now larger cell phones, called phablets (phone/tablet device) might be changing the way we…

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Friday Good: MLA Relevant Issues Service Project

The Official MLA’12 Blog has a post about the Relevant Issues Section project for the Pioneer Square Clinic.  The section invites MLA 2012 attendees to pack a little extra and bring along new socks and underwear, in all sizes, for…

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Friday Fun: Social MLA

Yes we all attend MLA to learn and connect with colleagues, nobody doubts that. But we also have a lot of fun. A lot of the fun happens at the bar or the after meeting parties. A few years ago…

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Friday Fun: What Happens When All We Have Are E-Books

Cracked.com has a fun post, “8 Unexpected Downsides of the Switch to E-Books.” Instead of looking at the “boring” issues that happen as ebook sales overtake regular book sales, Christina H decided to “find some e-book ramifications that would appeal to…

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Friday Fun: Carving Art Out of Old Books

This morning I saw a tweet from OhioLink about landscapes carved from stacks of old books.  So I clicked on the link and saw some extremely creative and beautiful works of art by Guy Laramee.  To say that Laramee got some…

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Friday Fun: Most Interesting Medical Facts of 2011

The MARquee posted a link the most intriguing medical facts of 2011 as collected from the pages of the American Medical News and I thought I would pass it along as it is perfect for a little Friday Fun. The list…

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Friday Fun: 25 Most Beautiful College Libraries

Flavorwire wrote a post listing the 25 Most Beautiful College Libraries of the World.  The list was originally posted on December 13th and I found it on the 20th, but I had to hold it post it on this Friday’s Fun Post…

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