• 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.


    Friday Video: Through the Ground Glass

    by  • October 24, 2014 • video • 0 Comments

    Through the Ground Glass

    A vignette about a large format photographer. Photographer: Joseph Allen Freeman joefreemanjunior.com Producer/Co-Director: Nick Bolton Cinematographer/Co-Director: Taylor Hawkins This video was graded with FilmConvert. It has been entered into their 2014 Cinematography competition. Please vote for us if you enjoyed the film. filmconvert.com/Competition_2014/Video.aspx?id=896&order_by=picks If you’d like a contact print from the negative featured in...

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    “The Letter” Is Still The Best Story To Explain Why Copyright Monopoly Must Be Reduced

    by  • October 20, 2014 • Politics & Law • 0 Comments


    That letter had four important characteristics that each embodied vital civil liberties. That letter, first of all, was anonymous. Everybody had the right to send an anonymous message to somebody. You could identify yourself on the inside of the message, for only the recipient to know, on the envelope, for the postal services to...

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    Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard

    by  • October 19, 2014 • Tech • 0 Comments

    Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard 2

    My lovely wife got me a keyboard for my birthday: The Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard. It’s bluetooth and works with Android, iOS and Windows. It’s also very lightweight, compact, and comes with a detachable cover/tablet stand. This is going to come in very handy.

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