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

Posts Tagged ‘internet’

Top Ten Links Week 6

02.12.2010 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 2/5/2010 thru 2/11/2010 follow the UK Transliteracy conference here - the UK conference on Transliteracy was on Tuesday, if you missed coverage has been archived on the site. Evolution of the Book - cool graph of the evolution of books The State of the ...

How Using The Internet Is Changing Our Brains

12.01.2009 · Posted in Social Media, Technology, Thinking Outloud

As with most things, the benefits from computers and technology is all about balance. From an article in The Independent - What the web is teaching our brains, a list of activities and the benefits each provides. Internet research: Boosts the ability to integrate and process information as well as enhancing decision-making skills. General browsing: ...

Libraries and Transliteracy – the video version

I took my slideshow on transliteracy and turned it into a video.  I was curious about how easy it was to turn a slideshow into a video (its super easy!) so I thought I'd try it.  Most of my presentations aren't meant to stand alone and so don't really translate well to video. When I ...

Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy Warns of “Second Class Citizens” in the Digital Age

10.06.2009 · Posted in Digital Divide, Transliteracy

The Knight Foundation has released a new report Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy. A good deal of the content either is or could be applies to libraries.  The entire report is 148  pages, you can also download a 2 page summary that includes recommendations like these 2: Increase support for public service media aimed at meeting ...