Monthly Archives: July 2010

Library Day in the Life Round 5 at a Glance #libday5

I took the transcripts from What the Hashtag until about 12:00 today stripped out RT, library, librarians and day and this is the results. For this one I took the usernames, stripped out spam and me, removed underscores so usernames wouldn’t get broken up.

Top Ten Links Week 30 – Happiness, Social Media Comptency, eBooks, Digital Natives, Prezi, Facebook Privacy and More!

My personal select top ten links from Twitter 7/23/2010 through 7/29/2010. The best of the best and/or the most important stuff I tweeted last week 1. So-Called “Digital Natives” Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows via @colleengreene – I know the concept of digital natives has been popular but anyone who works with the generation knows […]

Why Transliteracy? An Introduction for Librarians – a Tech Talk with Michael Sauers

I had the honor of being Michael Sauers guest on his NCompass Live Tech Talk series.  I did a brief overview of transliteracy and its importance to libraries.  The session was recorded and will be up after some editing, in the meantime here are my slides and some links. Why Transliteracy? An Introduction for Librarians more presentations […]

Library Day in the Life Round 5, libday5

This post is part of the Library Day in the Life Project. For those of you who don’t know me I’m a Digital Branch Manager at the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries in Columbus Georgia.  I have been here just over a year. 6:00 wake up and get to work.  I drink coffee while checking my email […]

Mobile Phones Are Not The Key to Bridging the Digital Divide

Something new to consider as we consider broadband access as a universal right – mobile phones. NPR looks at a recent report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project on Mobile Access.  Does 3G (and soon to be 4G) speed qualify as broadband access? NPR quotes these stats from Pew African-Americans and English-speaking Latinos continue […]

Top Ten Links Week 29- Logo Contest, Speaker Tips, Finding Time, The Value of Privacy, and More

My personal select top ten links from Twitter 7/16/2010 through 7/22/2010. The best of the best and/or the most important stuff I tweeted last week! 1. Logo Contest Entry – John LeMasney « Libraries and Transliteracy – Libraries and Transliteracy needs a logo so we’ve opened up a contest. 2. Logo Contest Entry – Nate Hill […]

Sign Up For Tech Talk With Michael Sauers – Transliteracy

On Wednesday I have the honor of being the guest on Tech Talk with Michael Sauers for the Nebraska Library Commission. I will be giving a brief introduction to transliteracy then answering questions from Michael and others. I’m excited about the conversational tone of this talk versus the presentations I’ve done on tranlsliteracy! The session is free […]


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