• About Michael Sauers

    Michael Sauers is currently the Technology Innovation Librarian for the Nebraska Library Commission in Lincoln, Nebraska and has been training librarians in technology for more than 15 years. He has also been a public library trustee, a bookstore manager for a library friends group, a reference librarian, serials cataloger, technology consultant, and bookseller. He earned his MLS in 1995 from the University at Albany’s School of Information Science and Policy. Michael’s twelfth book, Google Search Secrets (w/ Christa Burns) was published October 2013 and has two more books on the way. He has also written dozens of articles for various journals and magazines. In his spare time he blogs at travelinlibrarian.info, runs Web sites for authors and historical societies, takes many, many photos, and reads more than 100 books a year.

    http://www.travelinlibrarian.info/

    Is it Copyrighted? Can I Use it?

    by  • December 17, 2014 • Politics & Law, video • 0 Comments

    Copyright! Complicated, confusing, and not clear-cut. What does a librarian need to know? Michael and Laura will present scenarios to discuss, as we all shine a light on the subject and try to figure out what a librarian needs to do.

    Presented by Michael Sauers and Laura Johnson, Nebraska Library Commission
    Nebraska Library Association Annual Conference
    South Sioux City, NE
    10 October 2014

    MARC records from the publisher?

    by  • December 15, 2014 • Libraries • 0 Comments

    A catalog record of this book is available

    I read copyright pages. (Don’t ask.) As a result, sometimes I read suprising things. Here’s something I found last night: Well, that’s interesting… A normal wouldn’t need a cataloging record, and I’m guessing a cataloger, even if they noticed this, would already know they can get a record from OCLC. Though, I guess I...

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