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

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Thursday part 2 – a day in the life of a libarian

07.17.2008 · Posted in A Day in the Life of a Librarian

Thursday 7/17/08 7:30 coffee in hand I hit the computer to see what happened while I slept.  I check my email accounts, Twitter, & FriendFeed.  One of my Twitter friends lets me know the Day in the Life project made it into American Libraries Direct. Sweet! But I feel a bit nervous. 8:30 Now I'm just ...

One more way to use Flickr – videos!

07.03.2008 · Posted in Flickr, Patron Services, Video

Earlier this month I attended a Mobius conferernce session about vodcasting in libraries.  I came back all inspired and fired up.  I don't think our patrons are ready for vodcasting yet but that didn't stop me from making videos.  Even better is was perfect timing for Flickr allowing 90 second videos that are much better quality ...

Teaching Patrons about Flickr

06.30.2008 · Posted in Flickr, Patron Services, Presentations, Training

The first Online Picture Sharing class was last week and the second is this week, we only have 15 laptops for the patrons to use so we have to have multiple sessions.  I choose to focus on Flickr vs one of the many other online picture sharing sites inpart because MRRL has a Flickr account ...

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.  ...

Find Your Friends on Facebook

05.29.2008 · Posted in Patron Services, Training

I taught this class last night as part of the series of Internet classes I'm teaching to patrons at MRRL. I was a bit worried going into it, as almost all of the people at previous classes were seniors so I on the handout I added the websites I learned about at Internet Librarian last year.  It ...