Marianne Lenox's Blog (9)

Personal Learning Webinar at WebJunction

I'll be hosting a Learning Webinar at WebJunction on December 5th at 2pm Eastern: We'll look at integrating all these cool Web 2.0 applications into your own Personal Learning Environment. Join Us!

Added by Marianne Lenox on November 10, 2007 at 9:33pm — No Comments

2.0 Listmania

Good post from Josh Catone of the Read/WriteWeb on Keeping Tabs on Web 2.0:

  • eConsultant: Web 2.0 Directory - It appears not to have been updated in nearly a year, and is (hopefully) the only inclusion on this list that's not up-to-date. But because eConsultant's massive list is categorized so well, it is…

Added by Marianne Lenox on June 26, 2007 at 12:55pm — 1 Comment

Free Library-related eLearning sites

I'm working on some class material and thought I'd share this list of free online courses I'm putting together...


Added by Marianne Lenox on June 12, 2007 at 11:10am — 11 Comments

Nice Article on Developing a Wiki Community

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.

See more Tips On Developing A Wiki Community by Danny Horn via

Added by Marianne Lenox on June 7, 2007 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Those crazy kids! New Streaker in the Library Video

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…


Added by Marianne Lenox on May 2, 2007 at 1:32pm — No Comments

WebJunction's Technology Competencies

I'm really excited to see that WebJunction, OCLC's portal for all things technology-related in libraries, has just published a new document titled "Public Access Computing Technology Competencies." Our own… Continue

Added by Marianne Lenox on April 24, 2007 at 10:32am — 1 Comment

Love Your Library? $10,000 to be Awarded to Video Depicting 'Library Love'

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 (, an online community for…


Added by Marianne Lenox on April 16, 2007 at 10:04am — No Comments

Reaching That 9%

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…


Added by Marianne Lenox on April 11, 2007 at 2:17pm — 6 Comments

Paradise by the (Digital) Dashboard Light

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[1]. Using RSS feeds, you can customize your dashboard infinitely. When set as your homepage you can quickly catch up with your…


Added by Marianne Lenox on April 5, 2007 at 11:28am — No Comments


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