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“Go be secretly awesome. Then tell someone.”

06.04.2009 · Posted in Librarianship, Technology, Training

I've never been fortunate enough to hear Jessamyn West speak and based on Jenica's notes from last week, I'm really missing out.  Some of my favorite bits The digital divide is real, and our system for technology education scales very badly.  There are economies of scale in most library work – processing 30 books does ...

Come Work with Me!

06.02.2009 · Posted in Librarianship

We’re currently looking for someone to head The Columbus Public Library’s Children’s Department.  I haven’t been here long but I can tell you its a great place to work!  Deadline: July 12, 2009. Apply Here Take a virtual tour of The Columbus Public Library Use Facebook to Comment on this Post ...

10 Golden Rules of Social Media

Webworker Daily has a great post on the 10 Golden Rules of Social Media Read the full post to get defitions of each Respect the Spirit of the ‘Net Listen Add Value Respond Do Good Things Share the Wealth Give Kudos Don’t Spam Be Real Collaborate Social media tools are only that — tools. The ...

Eternal September: Be Ready to Repeat Yourself. Again.

Last week I read this post on Seth Godin's blog and loved it. I tweeted it hoping other people would pick it up. After reading Stephen Abrams post - What is Cloud Computing where he states I've given a few talks lately and I was surprised to get a few questions about "what is cloud ...