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

Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

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 ...

Libraries and Transliteracy Slideshow

I haven't been able to stop thinking about transliteracy and how important the concept is for libraries and librarians. I've created a slideshow I hope conveys the message and is easy to share. I have also added page with information on transliteracy. Libraries and TransliteracyView more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Read more [...] ...

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 ...