My first session was Free & Cheap, the idea was to share free and cheap tools we’re using at our libraries or for ourselves. Someone (I can’t remember who) made a good point, there is a difference between free beer and free kittens, kittens take a bit more work. Some of these might require some […]

I’m home from Library Camp Kansas, overall a huge success! Thank you and congratulations toeveryone who helped plan for such a fabulous idea. I promise to write a more comprehensive review of what I learned and my thought’s (I have notes!) on unconferences within the week. Since I just go home from driving 8 plus […]

Library Journal’s list of Movers & Shakers is up. I grabbed this list (which includes names) from Jessamyn West’s page. All I did is add a link to the blogs if I could find one. Because we all need more blogs in our bloglines folders! ;) Thank you to Jessamyn for putting the names with […]

MRRL is getting ready to kick off it’s new serious of computer/internet classes for the public. I’ve agreed to teach half of them, so I’ve been busy working on presentations and plans. I wonder how this will be different from teaching other Librarians. Here’s my list of classes, any tips or suggestions? :) Introduction to […]

In response to our LL2.1 lessons I got an email pointing me towards the great list that put together 20 Simple At Your Desk Exercises for Web Wo25 Useful Social Networking Tools for Librarians . A great list and worth a look!

The folks at Common Crafts do it again! Twitter is one of those Web2.0 tools that can be hard to explain to people how aren’t familiar with it, and even harder to explain why they’d want to use it. Check out this great video for a fun explanation.

As part of our Library Learning 2.1 program I wrote a post about Pandora, it went live to the staff yesterday and they are just loving it. Imagine my surprise when I see a comment from Lucia, a staff member at Pandora. How exciting! She left some great tips along with these comments: It’s great […]


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