Is Library 2.0 and/or Web 2.0 really serving our patrons?

I saw and participated in a discussion on this on one of my email lists last week. I thought I’d take more time to write out my thoughts and responses on my blog.  Sarah posted this over in MaintainIT but it looks like she didn’t open it up for comments so I’m going to. Here is part of the email I sent the list One … Continue reading Is Library 2.0 and/or Web 2.0 really serving our patrons?

How do you organize your FeedReader?

We’re covering feedreaders in the workshop today so I thought I’d ask, how do you organize your feed reader?  I recently made the switch from bloglines to GoogleReader.  I’m still  playing with the many tools it gives you. I’m a big fan of using folders or labels to organize and prioritize my feeds.   The friends folder is pretty self-explanitory, any time something pops up in there I check … Continue reading How do you organize your FeedReader?

Becoming 2.0 – What 2.0 can do you for you

After much preperation the time has finally arrived!  This week I’m cohosting a Web 2.0 workshop sponsered by MOREnet and the Missouri State Library.  The topic – They asked us to talk about using Web 2.0 tools in your library!  Even better, my cohost and I created the whole thing using Google Docs.  How else are two people going to edit a presentation at all … Continue reading Becoming 2.0 – What 2.0 can do you for you