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

Archive for March, 2010

Congratulations to the 2010 Movers and Shakers

03.15.2010 · Posted in Librarians, Libraries

I am proud to say I know so many of the people on this years list - Josh, Matt, Amy, Jason, Steve, Brian, Maurice, Andy! Congratulations to everyone! Rebekkah Smith Aldrich Peggy Cadigan Gretchen Caserotti - Twitter Stephanie Chase Lisa Chow Maurice Coleman - T is for Training, (almost) Bald Trainer (blog) Ernie Cox - ...

Howard Rheingold on New Literacies – Crap Detection

03.12.2010 · Posted in Social Media, Transliteracy

This is a long video but worth watching.  Howard Rheingold talks about literacy, information literacy, digital literacy and critical thinking. One of the things that stands out to me is he borrows the term "crap detection" from Ernest Hemingway. So while he is applying it to the internet the importance of critical thinking has been around long ...

Life Lessons from Einstein

03.10.2010 · Posted in Innovation, Life, Self Improvement, Tips

Follow Your Curiosity Perseverance is Priceless Focus on the Present The Imagination is Powerful Make Mistakes Live in the Moment Create Value Don’t Expect Different Results Knowledge Comes From Experience Learn the Rules and Then Play Better 10 Amazing Life Lessons You Can Learn From Albert Einstein includes quotes and tips along with these lessons. ...

Defining Transliteracy For Librarians

03.08.2010 · Posted in Transliteracy

I have been asked this question many times by librarians so I am way overdue for this post. Most recently I was asked "....are librarians the people best equipped to define and interpret transliteracy (as opposed to say cognitive scientists, anthropologists, or critical theorists)."  This is a modified version of my original answer. No librarians are probably not ...