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

Archive for September, 2010

Why Mobile Phone Are Not the Key to the Digital Divide

09.30.2010 · Posted in Digital Divide

Earlier this week  I tweeted I whole heartedly, unequivocally disagree with this! Mobile access helps agencies break past digital divide  Which linked to this article from, Pew Internet and American life - Mobile access helps agencies break past digital divide | Interview with Aaron Smith. In which Smith says "I think mobile is playing a key ...

Be the Master of Your Domain, How to Conquer Your Feed Reader

09.28.2010 · Posted in Time Management, Tips

I've heard many of my friends comment that they are overwhelmed by their Google Reader, so much so that not only are they regularly declaring Reader bankruptcy but that they are avoiding it all together.  My information professional friends, Google Reader is a TOOL, do not allow it to inspire fear and loathing, it's there ...

More About Magic Beans

09.26.2010 · Posted in Learning, Librarianship

Last week after my There Are No Magic Beans post one of my favorite librarians, Daniel Cornwall, emailed me with some concerns about the post.  I emailed him back and we had a good discussion.  With his permission* I'm posting a revised edition of our conversation here. I'm sure he is not the only person ...

Top Ten Links Week 38 – Positive Feedback, Library Trends, TechnoLiteracy and More

09.26.2010 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personal select top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 9/17/2010 through 9/23/2010. The best of the best and/or the most important stuff I tweeted last week. 1. read this. bookmark it. live it. The Power of Positive Feedback Mere acknowledgment of good performance increases the probability of more good performance. And specificity of feedback ...

Learn How to Brag Without Sounding Like a Jerk

09.24.2010 · Posted in Books - Read This!, Chit Chat, Tips

Believe it or not, self promotion is not something I do well. It is brought home to me regularly when I'm writing monthly reports in the office or when someone asks me for my bio for a speaking gig. A couple of months ago I tweeted that I needed help with this and several people ...