Creative technologist, coder & librarian.

 

 @katelomax
www.artefacto.org.uk

 

Libraries of Reykjavik

Got a chance to visit some public libraries in Reykjavik when in Iceland last week and it was impressive to see things like Podcast Studios and a Hammock (!) at Reykjavik City Library. We also stumbled across some Pi-Top CEED workstations at Bókasafn Seltjarnarness (which…

On inspiring rather than teaching

I don’t recall ever feeling a sense of excitement over something I was told to do. As a child, cleaning my room never excited me. As an adult, paying bills and taxes never thrills me. But a playground, with its lack of instructions and open…

Shiny and new Feminist Library catalogue

I recently worked with the Feminist Library to upgrade and migrate their Koha-based Library Management System. We made quite a leap from version Koha 3.12 to 17.11 and the new, shiny and responsive (!) catalogue is now available at: https://catalogue.feministlibrary.co.uk I haven't worked with Koha LMS much recently…