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

Archive for March, 2010

Top Ten Links Week 9

03.05.2010 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 2/26/2010 thru 3/04/2010 1 . Are We Becoming Our Own Puppetmasters? - a thought-provoking post from Venessa Miemis asking the questions "What do our online personas do to our physical-world identities? As we invest more time into developing our digital selves, is something taken ...

Pivot Points For Change: Libraries And Librarians

03.04.2010 · Posted in Change

The fabulous Buffy Hamilton gave her Pivot Points of Change presentation at my library's Staff Day last week.  The points were inspired by post from Seth Godin in which he states changing everything is too difficult. Buffy applied this to libraries and librarians for the 9 pivot points of change.  This is a slightly modified version of  her ...

Empowering Library Users to Work with Digital Media

03.03.2010 · Posted in Libraries, Transliteracy

I have been in awe of the Digital Media Lab at Skokie Public Library since I first heard about it. The Skokie Public Library Media Lab is a space (a whole room!) where patrons can use an amazing array of software and hardware to create digital media. This is the kind of space and service ...