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

Archive for February, 2011

Top Ten Links 2.6 – Integrity, Broadband, The Future of Learning, Fake Facebook and Employee Appreciation

02.13.2011 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 2.6.2011 through 2.12.2011.  In no particular order 1. cool! Tool To Create Fake Facebook Walls For Historical or Fictitious Characters via @web20classroom@gwynethjones - just what it says a My Fake Wall gives you everything you need to create a face Facebook wall making ...

eBooks and Libraries – We’re Screwed. But Wait! There’s Hope!

02.10.2011 · Posted in eBooks

Last September I participated in the virtual Summit Ebooks: Libraries at the Tipping Point hosted by Library Journal and Library School Journal. One of the sessions everyone was, and still is, talking about was the talk by Eli Neiburger (Neibruger is an Associate Director for IT and Producation at a public library and Library Renewal ...

OITP and Digital Literacy Portfolio! Plus NTIA and a Digital Literacy Portal

02.04.2011 · Posted in Digital Divide, Digital Literacy

I can't tell you how excited I was to see this announcement from OITP (Office of Information Technology Policy, ALA) yesterday! Libraries are key players when we talk about digital literacy and education. Though as I've noted before we are often overlooked in reports from other institutions and organizations, most recently, as in the Digital and Media Literacy ...

Library Day in the Life Project In The Guardian #libday6 #echolib

I was thrilled to discover the Library Day in the Life Project was mentioned in a recent article in The Guardian for a couple of reason. First it awesome to see it mentioned in The Guardian! Second, Emma Cragg and Katie Birkwood have written a great article highlighting what it takes to be a librarian today. Beyond books: What ...