Author Archives: Rica

About Rica

Director, Civica Library & Learning ... got teleported from the academic library space to the commercial library space in 2005 ...

Pic-of-the-Week: Old Times vs Modern Times

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Pic-of-the-Week: System of Life

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Social Media Statistics for 2012

Can you survive without Facebook, Twitter, Youtube or Google?  I bet not, especially with Google and Youtube.  Although as librarians, we have always been advocating to our users and students that Google is not the “almighty” search engine and placing … Continue reading

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Pic-of-the-Week: Punctuation

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The World’s Largest Book Publisher

With just seven days counting down to the end of 2012, the biggest news for 2012 in the publishing world has got to be the merger deal between Penguin and Random House. See article. Pending the regulatory approval and closure … Continue reading

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Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits

The Pew Research Center, released the findings of a recent survey on Americans last month as part of a study on how e-books may have change the reading landscape and libraries among Americans ages 16 and older. This report on … Continue reading

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Pic-of-the-Week : What do you see?

This is one of those interesting stuff that I enjoy. What do you see? If you see one half of the front face, then you are one who uses more of the right brain and are better at artistic creations. If … Continue reading

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Text2mindmap – Free Online Mindmapping Tool

A pretty handy online mindmapping tool that allows you to convert your outlines into mindmaps.  It is a good way to put across or capture your concepts, especially when you are at the stage of developing your ideas or concepts. … Continue reading

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Free Webinar – A Roadmap to Efficiently Producing Multi-format/Multi-Screen eBooks

A Roadmap to Efficiently Producing Multi-format/Multi-Screen eBooks Webinar Date(8 November, 2012 [2:00 pm Eastern/11:00 Pacific] Hear first hand from the publishing experts on why a single-source, multi-channel approach is the the way to go for the e-publishing industry.

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