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Archive for February, 2010

Top Ten Links Week 8

02.28.2010 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 2/19/2010 thru 2/25/2010 1. RT @VenessaMiemis: 16 free ebooks about social media via @fredzimny. Just look at this list of titles and authors : Building a Social Media Team, Amber Naslund, ContentCory Doctorow Customer Service, The Art of Listening and Engagement Through Social Media, Brian ...

Notes from Excellence in Etiquette by Lydia Ramsey, Staff Day Keynote

02.24.2010 · Posted in Librarians

Positive first impressions Getting introduced and introductions Telephone courtesy Professional dress Office etiquette Dealing with difficult people What does business etiquette mean? Why does it matter? How do you think practicing business manner will affect the library system and your job? First Impressions You only have one chance to make a first impression, you have ...

Video from Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy

02.23.2010 · Posted in Digital Literacy, Transliteracy, Video

Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy from Knight Foundation on Vimeo. In October 2009 the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy released its report.  The report itself is over 100 pages and worth reading.  It is available to download as a pdf or to read ...

New Project – Libraries and Transliteracy Blog

02.22.2010 · Posted in Digital Literacy, Transliteracy

I am excited to announce the kick-off of a new project, the Libraries and Transliteracies blog!  The blog is a group effort from me, Buffy Hamilton and Tom Ipri.  Due to the amount of interest in transliteracy and the role libraries play, we have created one place to share information and resources.  The blog will contain information, resources and  links to ...

Top Ten Links Week 7

02.19.2010 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 2/12/2010 thru 2/18/2010 Why are you for killing libraries? a thought-provoking post from Tim Spalding of LibraryThing questioning why libraries are embracing ebooks, especially when the ebook market is set to cut libraries out of participation. RT @vonburkhardt: New blog post: Ambient Awareness ...