For National Library Week we asked patrons what the library is to them. These are some of the responses so far, they go all around the pillar. I also took individual pictures of them, go look at them, they’re awesome! You have to forgive me this is one of the last chances I’ll have to brag about all the awesome things MRRL does and I’m … Continue reading The Library is…
There is no way to say this other than to just come out and say it. Effective May 18th I will be the Digital Branch Manager of the Chattahoochee Valley Regional Library System. This is a new position they have created for the purpose of planning, building and managing the Digital Branch, its going to be a lot of fun (and hard work!) I’m excited, … Continue reading Change is coming – a new job for me
I’m in Minnesota this week teaching Reference in the Digital Age at multiple locations and Get Your Game On: Using Video Games as Outreach at one location. So far Minnesota is beautiful and everyone it super nice! I’ll be resuming your regularly scheduled and opinionated blog posts next week. 😉 Continue reading Hello Minnesota!
Aubri Keleman, Teen Services & Web Coordinator, Whatcom County Library System Tao Gao, Live2Create Interactive Aubri – Rumba with Joomla What is a cms and why is it wicked cool? The webmaster doesn’t have to do anything Pre-redesign collect stats review your brand collect photos – tell a story focus groups set explicit goals in priority order redesign questions do staff and leadership know why … Continue reading Implementing CMS: Public
CM Tools: Drupal, Joomla, & Rumba John Blyberg Ryan Deschamps Ryan ModX How not to have to use drupal Cms in general Why joomla Why switch to ModX Good content mngmt system should facilitate division of labor, support overall development, ensure best practices and standards Halifax public library now in modx looked the same in joomla Its not about the front end, its about the … Continue reading CM Tools: Drupal, Joomla, & Rumba
I promised some links to the people who were in my talk yesterday. Library Learning 2.0 or 29 Things Library Learning 2.1 Slides from my patron training classes are in my slideshare account Continue reading Web 2.x Training
Social network profile management Greg Schwartz Michael Porter Sarah Houghton-Jan Amanda Clay Powers Greg Identity Digital identity mapping – online interactions make identity much more complicated Your next employer looking for your identity will do a google search You do not own your online identity Tip -own your username – if your name is unique and can grab everywhere use it, otherwise pick something – … Continue reading Social network profile management