Expat Life Survival Guide 1: Doing research

I recalled the 'euphoria' of landing the job - as an expat librarian in the Middle -East. I remembered sharing this with my wife, and she reminded me that it was kind of long overdue - apparently, she had wanted us to move abroad after getting married. Well, better late than never.Back to the topic. … Continue reading Expat Life Survival Guide 1: Doing research

Blast from the past 1: Jeddah Corniche circ 2009

Been some time since I've posted.  Well, to kick things off, I've decided to share some of the travel photos during my time abroad.  I've decided to start off with pictures that were taken of Jeddah corniche taken in 2009. This was just after I've just arrived in KSA. Now, the place has been transformed … Continue reading Blast from the past 1: Jeddah Corniche circ 2009

Using key performance indicators to measure library performance

Librarians are meticulous when collecting statistics, data and metrics, as it ensures rich data and information about library services, quality and performance. In this article, the author discusses how key performance indicators (KPIs), when used in the right context, can be an invaluable and powerful tool in this endeavour, including measuring top-level performance against a … Continue reading Using key performance indicators to measure library performance