Librarian by Day Bobbi Newman | I'm not that kind of librarian

Archive for June, 2008

Teaching Patrons about Flickr

06.30.2008 · Posted in Flickr, Patron Services, Presentations, Training

The first Online Picture Sharing class was last week and the second is this week, we only have 15 laptops for the patrons to use so we have to have multiple sessions.  I choose to focus on Flickr vs one of the many other online picture sharing sites inpart because MRRL has a Flickr account ...

How the Leopard Got His Spots

06.26.2008 · Posted in Chit Chat

I'm a joiner what can I say?  Tombrarian tagged me for a meme, create a Wordle tag cloud based on a book.  I've been playing with this and it's so cool! I guess I need to tag someone too, how about Talking Books and the Goblin in the Library Read more [...] ...

Missouri Librarians Unite!

06.24.2008 · Posted in Unconferences

Earlier this year Robin and I heard that some of our nieghbors in Kansas were planning an Unconference, calling it Kansas Library Camp.  We agreed that Missouri needed one of these so we made plans to crash their conference, borrow their ideas and started the search for funding for a Missouri Library Camp.  Everything was going ...

Are other libraries teaching patrons about blogging?

06.19.2008 · Posted in Patron Services, Training

I'm taking a break from the video game (PS2) I'm playing, to write this, because even though I tell myself the hard parts teach me patient and perseverance, they really make my head want to explore.  :)  Last night I finally taught the rescheduled Introduction to Blogging class I was supposed to teach in May.  ...