Learning 2.0 and 1.8 users bridging the gap Rudy Leon & Colleen Harris Myths of nexgen users skilled online searchers ease with new gadgets always connected effective multi-taskers require constant simulation must be entertained learn by doing mythbusting they do use stuff but in a dummybox way, they don’t understand the info they are getting […]

Innovation from best practices to fresh practices – helene blowers how do you start making change happen? What is innovation? Not just putting saran wrap around someone else’s idea innovation is – acting on, doing new things innovation is not about best practice, its about fresh practice application audience desired outcomes inspiration and inputs energy […]

Sarah Houghton Jan & Aaron Schmidt the mword.blogspot.com presentation before this one aaron recommends what is outreach? – connecting users with librarians number one thing voters care about when voting for funding is libraries transforming lives what is online outreach – when were serving ppl online were serving everybody there are not blocks online, similar […]

experiences are a unique tangible offering experience design – simply stated approach to creating successful experiences for ppl in any medium, american girl example in chicago, 3 different paths structure community and customer structure improve websites easy of use, when customers can focus on own goals rather than how to navigate your site website design […]

From Avatars to Advocacy Michael Porter & Helene Blowers OCLC reports – full of stats What is our brand? more than a logo books your community – this should be your focus all libs are different old paradigm – control the look & feel of the brand, broadcast this to an audience from mass marketing […]

I’m leaving bright and early tomorrow for the Internet Librarian Conference in Monterey.  I’m really looking forward to it!   The sessions are already full of great information to bring back with me.  Plus I get to talk with so many amazing people from Libraryland, I’m always so revved up when I get back from […]

Just because I can.  Wordpress.com now has an option to create and add polls built right into the post toolbar. Sweet! So I made up a poll.  I’m not planning to do anything with this info, other than probably write a blog post about it.  


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