Month: October 2015

Aletheia: You’re coughing just like me, daddy.

Me: yes, I am.

Aletheia: (excitedly) And like mommy, too!

Me: Yes. We are one happy family aren’t we?

That time we all decided to marry Canva

In summarizing the recent success of the ACRL Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group, one of the coordinators noted that “this past year, we all decided we loved Canva so much that we decided to marry it.” We chuckled, but I’m sure some of us where thinking “hm, I wonder if I could marry Canva?”

Canva is an elegant online tool used by many librarians for developing visually stunning digital graphics, but as Lindsay Davis tells us on Librarian Design Share, Canva can also be used to create print handouts as well. Check out this flyer Davis created for students at Merced College:


For the first time since the 90s, my email is actually first.last [at] domain [dot] edu. No numbers. No aliases. Just my name. I can’t tell you how happy this makes me.