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

Posts Tagged ‘Gaming’

Top Ten 2.19: Leadership, Success, Facebook Shenanigans, The Shame of LA, and So Much More

05.15.2011 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 5.7.2011 through 5.13.2011.  In no particular order: 1. Facebook admits hiring PR firm to smear Google /via @engadget This story broke this week and it wasn't until after I'd tweeted it that I learned that the PR firm referenced one of my blog posts in their ...

Hello Minnesota!

04.06.2009 · Posted in Presentations

I’m in Minnesota this week teaching Reference in the Digital Age at multiple locations and Get Your Game On: Using Video Games as Outreach at one location. So far Minnesota is beautiful and everyone it super nice! I’ll be resuming your regularly scheduled and opinionated blog posts next week. Use Facebook to Comment on this ...

Akoha Starter packs – I have 19 decks to give away!

09.25.2008 · Posted in Gaming, Social Tools

Less than two weeks ago I blogged about an exciting new idea - Akoha.  I was enthusiastic about the idea, in fact I love it. I love the idea of doing good and passing it forward, call me optimistic, call me naive, but I think this idea has merit.  So I blogged about it, I ...

Are other libraries teaching patrons about blogging?

06.19.2008 · Posted in Patron Services, Training

I'm taking a break from the video game (PS2) I'm playing, to write this, because even though I tell myself the hard parts teach me patient and perseverance, they really make my head want to explore.  :)  Last night I finally taught the rescheduled Introduction to Blogging class I was supposed to teach in May.  ...

Teach Me More! Fun & Gaming in Libraries

11.01.2007 · Posted in Conferences, Internet Librarian

Chad Boeninger presented about Adapting Library Services to the Needs of Gamers the first half of this session. I found this really interesting, even though I am a gamer I'd never really thought about the differences between gamers and non-gamers. For example: game encourage decision making, interaction, and imerision. Gamers learn by doing, if they ...