Tag Archives: Libraries

David’s Digital Branch Stye Guide

David Lee King knows a lot about digital service, he’s the Digital Branch Manager at the Topeka Shawnee Library (and an author and a speaker).  If you are interested in digital services and aren’t already reading David’s blog, add it to your feedreader right now, go on, I’ll wait. This wee he shared his Digital […]

Library Day in the Life – Monday Day 3

I took these notes today as part of The Day in the Life project, if you would like to read more please the wiki, if you’re interested in how it all got started read this post and this one. I’m off work at the Library today because I worked the weekend.   7:00 coffee time!  I take the […]

Library Usage Will Go Up During a Recession – Management Are You Really Prepared?

I’ve seen many news articles and video lately about usage of libraries increasing during a recession. I’ve personally noticed my library seems busier.  While many have celebrated the increase of use and the public attention we so rightly deserve, we also need to consider the down side.  Our funding might be cut, the public is […]

Using Stories

Last week I attended a WebJunction townhall meeting on Tough Economic Times.  I got some good info from it (there are two more coming up if you’re interested). Someone in the meeting said we need to appeal to people’s emotions. It made me start thinking how we can connect with patrons emotionally to demonstrate our […]

What 5 blogs do you think are MUST read?

Here is the deal, my RSS reader, its overwhelmed, I have waaaayyy too many blogs in it.  I’ve tried weeding (something I’m known for being good at around the library) and I’m still not down far enough.  I think I have a new plan. I’m going to unsubscribe to everything.  If its good and worthwhile […]

State wide Learning 2.0 programs

Something that came up while I was giving my presentation at MLA is that Missouri should have state wide Learning 2.0 program.  My response – I’d love it! here is who go you suggest this to and let’s see what happens.  I ended up having several conversations with the “right” people before I left and […]

My presentation – Reaching Your Patrons in the Brave New World of the Social Web

My second and last presentation at the Missouri Library Association Conference.  It was initially scheduled to be in a very small room, luckily I was able to get it moved. Library Learning 2.1http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=librarylearning21-1222859910839414-8&stripped_title=library-learning-21-presentation View more presentations from Bobbi Newman.


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