Monthly Archives: November 2009

How Did You Get Into Libraries? Share Your Story With The Library Routes Project

Have you seen The Library Routes Project? The idea is to share (blog or on the wiki) your library career path. Both the library roots – how you got into the profession in the first place, and what made you decide to do so – and your library routes – the career path which has taken […]

Books, More Than Just Words

Going West from the New Zealand Book Council found on Boing Boing

Reminder Transliteracy Conference 9 Feb 2010 Call for Papers Dec 1st Deadline

Call for Presentations : Transliteracy Conference : Tuesday 9 February, 2010, 9:30 – 17:30 Phoenix Square Digital Media Centre Leicester, UK In association with the Institute of Creative Technologies & the NLab Small Business Network,  De Montfort University Deadline for Abstracts:  1 December, 2009 Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range […]

Transliterate Divide – Working Definition

Transliterate Divide – The gap between people who have the skills to understand (read) and create (write) a message (information) and interact using a variety of tools across multiple media and platforms and the ability to apply those skills to new situations and formats and those who do not. My interest in transliteracy is tied to […]

Vooks = Books + Online Video = Tranliteracy

A vook blends the text of a book with video into one story.  I’m fascinated by this new this new multimedia approach to books.  I have no idea if it will be successful, I can’t really see the appeal for fiction, but for something like a fitness or other how-to books I can see having […]

For Those Who Are an Overnight Success and For Those Who Aren’t a Video Series From Chris Brogan

These videos are from Chris Brogan’s Over Night Success Series. There are 9 videos total covering topics such as Grinding vs Clocking – Time and the Overnight Success, Pity Party, Small Talk is Big, Belief Systems, The Competition, What it Takes, No Excuses & A Call to Arms. These videos are great even if you […]

On Weakness: Identify, Cope, Accept Mistakes Will Happen, Acknowledge, Correct, Apologize, Learn and Move On.

Yesterday morning I stood in front of a group of people and told them to admit their weaknesses, which of course has me thinking about mine. I did this during a time management workshop, so the example I be used for myself is how bad my memory is and how I cope with that.  Tuesday another […]


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