Posts By: Jessi

Libraries, Technology, and Information Privacy

Libraries and librarians have long been privacy advocates. As computer and Internet usage and online communications have grown both inside and outside libraries, privacy has become a more technical, complicated, and urgent subject–for libraries and for everyone. This is an annotated bibliography I wrote for class on Computers in Libraries.

Library catalog search plugins for your browser

This page offers OpenSearch plugins for KCLS, SPL, HCC, and HCC Primo catalogs/discovery layers. To add any of these search plugins to your browser, follow the instructions below. Please be advised that I am just experimenting, I don’t really know what I’m doing, and I can’t guarantee that these plugins will work at all. Thanks… Read more »

Peppermint Tree composer dies

I’ve just been informed by a kind visitor to this site that Evelyn D. Lohoefer De Boeck, composer and musician on the children’s LPs Come and See the Peppermint Tree and Sometime Anytime, has died. The Washington Post has published her obituary. “I don’t know if children’s interest in the songs proves that I’m a child at heart,”… Read more »

Sometime Anytime

A special treat for all you Peppermint Tree fans! A fellow Evelyn D. Lohoefer fan who wishes to remain anonymous has given us more songs to discover, or rediscover, as the case may be. The original vinyl had been well-loved, and that is why not all tracks were able to be digitized and now thanks… Read more »