At the end of the Becoming 2.0 four day workshop we all shared how we get organized. Let’s face it, most of us are expected to do more and more in the same amount of time. Some of the tips and tools the class shared were: Evernote, Getting Things Done, 43 Folders and Google notebook. I’ve read about to do lists and index cards on … Continue reading How do you get organized?
I’m a little late, but just in case you haven’t seen the latest music video sweeping libraryland. Warning! It’s catchy! If you want to sing along the lyrics are here. http://blip.tv/play/AcnJGoLASw Thank you to David Lee King and Michael Porter for the tremendous amount of effort they put into making this awesome library related song and video. Continue reading Hi-Fi Sci-Fi Library
I just happened to be in Parker Colorado (near Denver) yesterday when the Tornadoes touched down. I was headed into a restaurant for dinner when we looked up and saw this. There were no sirens and at first the people around us didn’t notice. I didn’t learn until later that it’s the most dangerous when it’s straight up and down. I head conflicting reports of … Continue reading Tornados in Denver
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?
On Friday I finished the last day of the four day Becoming 2.0 workshop. I’m not used to spending that much time talking to people, some days I don’t talk to anyone. So at the end I was pretty tired, but that’s passed and now I’m just excited. There were 17 “students” and everyone of them has at least one thing they were planning to … Continue reading Workshop Wrap Up
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?
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