Author Archives: Tania Fersenheim

Let’s Get This LSP Party Started

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED on May 4, 2016 at http://blogs.brandeis.edu/libsys/2016/05/04/lets-get-this-lsp-party-started/ Thoughts on the possibility of an actual open modular Library Services Platform (wherein I make prolific use of Twitter’s “Embed Tweet” tool) Mere days before Code4Lib 2016 I managed to get my … Continue reading

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Whither Modularity?

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED on March 3, 2016 at http://blogs.brandeis.edu/libsys/2016/03/03/whither-modularity/ I do not consider myself a visionary. I’ve watched plenty of ideas excite the library tech community, and thought “hm, that’s interesting.” But I’m a concrete person. It’s when an idea starts … Continue reading

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The Legend of Zero

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON February 17. 2016 at http://blogs.brandeis.edu/libsys/2016/02/17/the-legend-of-zero/ The scene: A library on a stormy night. Four undergrads huddle in the info commons, working on a project. Sophia: Let’s search the catalog for stuff to back up our idea. Raj: … Continue reading

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Ain’t I a Librarian? (2011)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON June 2, 2011 at http://blogs.brandeis.edu/libsys/2011/06/02/aint-i-a-librarian/ This is the oldest of my blog posts that I will be republishing here.  It marks the beginning of my cantankerous period. Ain’t I a Librarian? The Library Systems group spent the … Continue reading

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Howdy Howdy Howdy

Welcome to Phantom Librarian, the blog for people who want to know whatever deep thoughts I am having that don’t fit into 140 characters. Transitions! I am in the midst of a major life transition, which makes this an ideal … Continue reading

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