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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 ended up being a very interesting mix. I had some … Continue reading Find Your Friends on Facebook
Or maybe it’s just me. 🙂 Like most of us I spent a lot of time checking out new sites and online tools. Some of them like, twine, zigtag, and brightkite, I play with for a while then drop for one reason or another. Others stick with me, likeFriendFeed. I know it’s been around awhile, but I just started playing with it. There is a lot … Continue reading FriendFeed takes stalking to a new level
Or at least social hierarchy. Last year was my first Internet Librarian Conference, after being in my new position as Digital Services Librarian for only 2 months I hadn’t had an opportunity to meet many people face to face and there were a lot of names I didn’t recognize. I attended presentations and met people from the likes of Jenny Levine, Aaron Schmidt, Amy Kearns, David Lee … Continue reading Web2.0 levels playing field
While visiting my new local library (not the library system where I work) I noticed patrons talking quietly on their phones. I was a little shocked because, well, let’s face it, many people are quite loud when on their cell in public. Then I noticed these little signs. Awesome! Even better – they’re working! Continue reading Need to use your cell phone?
Lesson 20 of Library Learning 2.1 has just gone up, which means we’re about a half way through this years lessons. We’ve got some late starters which is great. I was a bit too busy at the beginning of the year to offer as much encouragement as I’d hoped to be able to. I’m also not above resorting to bribes. Check out these awesome foam … Continue reading Box o’ Fun
Have you guys seen this cool TweetWheel? Go to tweetwheel.com put in your twitter user name and it will generate one for you. It’s interactive too so you can see how all your contacts are connected. You can see the interactive version of mine here. Continue reading Tweet Wheel