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

Posts Tagged ‘future’

Yes I am a Digital Branch Manager, No I Do Not Regularly Build Bonfires of Print Books in My Backyard & Dance Around Wearing Warpaint

09.09.2009 · Posted in Chit Chat, Technology

Not regularly, actually, not ever.  I keep seeing the perception that by going digital, being aware of and, gasp! even using technology means that librarians and libraries are throwing aside traditionally services in favor of sexy new toys like Twitter.  That in order for a library to have a Facebook profile first we have sacrifice ...

The UNICEF Bee and the Digital Doorway

06.29.2009 · Posted in Digital Divide, Information Access, Video

This video, The Future of the Library, has been making the rounds on library blogs and after watching it I visit the blog Everywhere is Here.  Lately I've been thinking a lot about the digital divide and the bubble I spend most of my time in so I was much more interested in this video.  ...

We’re barely treading water, what will keep us from drowning?

03.25.2009 · Posted in Digital Services, Librarianship, Libraries, Video

Start with this, I did Now think about this - How do libraries fit into this picture? As far as I can tell the technologies we're struggling to adapt to and implement might very well be outdated by the time we're ready to start using them.  That's not good. Right now technologies are running by and ...