I’ve been busy gearing up for MRRL’s Library Learning 2.1 program. Our official kick off date is January 7th, 2007. Things are going to be a little different for this round. For example: The program will last all year. Each week there will be only one lesson, a micro lesson, that can be completed in one hour. Library staff and patrons are welcome to participate, … Continue reading Library Learning 2.1
Since my position at the library is new and the idea of a digital services is still emerging and the idea of a digital librarian is evolving, there are a lot of changes. I just finished writing my job description last week and already my title has changed. With all the tasks, responsibilities, and initiatives my position involves it’s been bumped up to manager level. … Continue reading Changes Abound
Everyone is writing about this, so I’m not even gonna add my two cents. CNet New York Times Newsweek Bloggers I will be keeping my eye on it though. I think Amazon is aligned to make an ebook reader a success if anyone is. I just don’t know if they will. Continue reading Kindle
A fun video from The Organe Couty Library System in Orlando Florida directs Teens how to locate music cds in the library. Continue reading Hip Music. Hip Library
This week has been a bizarre, if not ironic, clash of work and personal life. I love social networking sites, Facebook, Myspace, Flickr etc. In fact I teach my coworkers and patrons at the Library about them. I present to other Librarians about them and why they should do them. I spent a lot of my personal time on Flickr and blogs. I have a … Continue reading Flickr – the other side of social networking
On a personal note… I have a Myspace account and a Facebook account, but I’m never sure if they’re really worth the time I put into them. Until now. I found one of my college professors, from my Bachelors degree, you know waaaay back in the day. 🙂 Here is the message I got from him. How’s that for making my week? I can’t believe … Continue reading Facebook is totally worth it.
Wow I still don’t have all of my notes typed but, but I wanted to get moving so I’ll do those later. The great thing about this conference (other than the amazing people and Monterey) is all ideas I get to bring back. I have so many things I want to implement where to start, will we have the staff, the time and the resources? … Continue reading Back from Internet Librarian 2007