Monthly Archives: March 2009

We’re barely treading water, what will keep us from drowning?

Start with this, I did Now think about this – How do libraries fit into this picture? As far as I can tell the technologies we’re struggling to adapt to and implement might very well be outdated by the time we’re ready to start using them.  That’s not good. Right now technologies are running by and […]

Social Media Periodic Table

Check this out – I would seriously love to see someone with more talent than me make a just for libraryland version!  See the lists of blogs & people that are included.   Here are what some of the appreviations stand for you, you can see the rest at on Eye Cube Social Media Practices: […]

Library Camp Kansas wrap up

I spent more time talking and participating than note taking, but there are some great notes from the sessions on the wiki.  I’d like to public thank Josh, Erin, Jason and everyone else who helped make it a success.  It was great to see so many of my online friends face to face, especially Kathyrn […]

Lightening Rounds

Lightening rounds – speakers get 5 minutes to show us something cool, useful, fun, helpful, interesting.  Ideas were put in a box when we arrived. Libraryh3lp at K-state libraries – used it to replace meebo chat widigets can send attachments, can send chat history in an email more than one operator – sometimes have 20 […]

The future of libraries

people place content communication harry potter & star wars are media neutral – books, movies, bcd, video game, toys, backpack why are people coming into the libraries? Use the computer, Internet access on laptop, to just read the newspaper in the company of others library as a third space’ library as a town activity center […]

Kansas Library Camp 09

I’m at the second annual Kansas Libary Camp today.  I’ll be blogging the sessions I attend.  You can follow on twitter #libcampks09. The sessions have been decided and there should be notes posted by the end of the day.

Fee based Workshops should the presenter get paid?

I got into a conversation with Joshua Neff of  Library Society of the World fame (among many other things), about this topic and he said – you should blog about it.  Who am I to ignore a direct order ;-) Here is the jist.  There are a lot of ways to present in libraryland. You […]


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