please join and fill in a quick survey " http://www.kwiksurveys.com/preview-survey.php?survey_ID=OJOOOJ_4d62020 "Read more…
Recently I took the free online MLA class Get Mobilized (http://sites.google.com/site/getmobilizedmla/)
(It is still up for viewing only)
We discovered there are really no comprehensive online Web sites or pages that objectively review/recommend healtRead more…
Just curious, what are the pros and cons of libraries using Google+.
Google’s popular social networking site, Google+, was launched in June of this year, and has since built up a membership oRead more…
A Free Webinar - 7 Ways Public Libraries can assist Patrons with transition to the new Curriculum (CCSS)
Public libraries often struggle with how to best meet the academic needs of their school-aged patrons and their families. Between budget shortfalls, uncertainty of current academic information, and a wide variety of resources, it can be overwhelmingRead more…
Director Lee Rainie gave a keynote address at the Internet Librarianconference that examined the potential role librarians can play in “learning communities” – both physical aRead more…
This slideshare presentation (http://www.slideshare.net/kleinerperkins/kpcb-internet-trends-2011-9778902/) includes
- Mobile phone usage, purchasing stats
- International mobile network stats
- Mobile internet search stats
- Mobile phone interface trends, develo
Date and time:
Thursday, November 10, 2011 2:00 pm
Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
The Library of Virginia spent part of the last 1
I'm an interactive strategist with an advertising firm and I'm doing some research about the online habits of public librarians.
The client we are doing research for is interested in starting a program with public libraries (specifically the chRead more…
I would like to embed some RSS feeds into my library's website...say the NY Times, Barrons, Weather, etc. I'm interested in finding some libraries that have done that. I'd like our website to be more than a place to go to find a book or a database.HaRead more…
I am looking for a new method of keeping track of magazine and newspaper arrivals. We are using a old paper based sytem that needs updating. We would like to be notified when we miss an issue, subscription runs out, etc.We are using Evergreen ILS andRead more…
Have you been in Public Libraries for 5+ years and have seen the organizational and management structure of your institution change to adapt to the needs of "managing all that technology"? Have you seen it remain willfully, purposely, and obstinatelyRead more…
We are brainstorming for ideas before embarking on a re-design of our website. So I thought I'd see what other librarians think of their own library websites. So I have two questions for all of you:
- What is the best feature or characteristic of your l
I think this may be the biggest hurdle for many of us. (At least, the biggest after we make the first hurdle of trying 2.0 for ourselves.) How does one encourage other staff to embrace the 2.0 tools?
For instance, I want to start a Wiki for collabora Read more…
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