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Archive for November, 2009

Commentary On the Digital Divide from the Chief Executives of Netflix & CommonSenseMedia

If you're thinking about transliteracy you almost have to be thinking about the digital divide. What does it mean? Is it real? How will we close the gap? This New York Times piece Will the Digital Divide Close by Itself? From the Google's Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age provides a look at and arguments ...

Library 101: More Than Just a Pretty Face

11.03.2009 · Posted in Internet Librarian, Learning, Librarians, Video

The newest video from David Lee King & Michael Porter debuted at Internet Librarian to a room full of people and a live remote audience thanks to streaming by the Shanachies. Library 101 is more than just a video, it's a project with a website that includes essays from libraryland leaders about what Library 101 ...

Internet Librarian Wrap Up

11.02.2009 · Posted in Conferences, Internet Librarian

As always conferences are amazing, stimulating, intense and tiring, but worth every second of it. I was able to talk with so many amazing people, and yet there were so many others I wanted to connect with and didn't manage to. *More reflection at the end, but for those who want the nitty gritty.... Pulled from notes ...

Sneaking the Social Web into Your Library: Tips Tricks & Just Plain Sneaky Tactics

11.02.2009 · Posted in Conferences, Internet Librarian, Presentations

One of my presentations from Notes from the 2009 Internet Librarian Conference with Erin Downey Howerton Sneaking the Social Web into Your Library View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Erin's slides and blog post I mentioned during the Q&A that you can do all sorts of things with RSS. An audience member asked me if ...