the future of libraries in the digital age
Posted on June 26, 2007 at 12:55pm — 1 Comment
I'm working on some class material and thought I'd share this list of free online courses I'm putting together...
Posted on June 12, 2007 at 11:10am — 11 Comments
We like to work together, just for the pleasure of building something. That’s why I believe in wikis, because wikis are a pure expression of our generosity, our passion, and our strange, quirky enthusiasms.
Posted on June 7, 2007 at 3:19pm
The University of Tennessee at Knoxville Hodges Library had quite a bit of excitement yesterday. As of this morning, there are several versions of this posted at youtube. Library pranks are nothing new, but it seems like an upward trend. I certainly see them more frequently at youtube these days. Perhaps I'm just paying more attention, not sure...
Anyone else see a bit of a 2.0…Continue
Posted on May 2, 2007 at 1:32pm
Posted on April 24, 2007 at 10:32am — 1 Comment
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This week (April 15-21) is National Library Week, an observance celebrating the contributions of our country's libraries and librarians. What better time to demonstrate the many reasons why you love your library!
In honor of National Library Week 2007, Thomson Gale is launching librareo (http://www.gale.com/librareo), an online community for…
Posted on April 16, 2007 at 10:04am
How can we get to Library 2.0 if we still have staff members who don't know Web 1.0?
I held a staff training class this morning for basic web mail. Designed for the beginner user, I'm hoping to catch those employees who have fallen through the 'digital divide' and are not communicating through email. Pew Internet Studies say that 91% of the population…Continue
Posted on April 11, 2007 at 2:17pm — 6 Comments
What's your homepage? Is it giving you all the information you want and need at a glance? A digital dashboard is a user interface that, somewhat resembling an automobile's dashboard, organizes and presents information in a way that is easy to read. Using RSS feeds, you can customize your dashboard infinitely. When set as your homepage you can quickly catch up with your…Continue
Posted on April 5, 2007 at 11:28am