How social media can hurt your library

We’ve all seen warnings and stories about people getting fired from their jobs because of status updates or photos on social medial sites like Twitter, Facebook and blogs. CNN is has a new one with some social networking don’ts 1. Don’t announce interviews, raises or new jobs 2. Don’t badmouth your current or previous employer 3. Don’t mention your job search if you’re still employed … Continue reading How social media can hurt your library

CLENERT changes its name to LearnRT and gets a new site, what next?

Well, I’ll be blogging for them for starters!  Along with the recent name change from CLENE to Learn the decision was made to move to a new site and add more bloggers. I’m thrilled to be included in the number and working with: Peter Bromberg Maurice Coleman Betha Gutsche Marianne Lenox Bobbi Newman Lori Reed Paul Signorelli Jay Turner Stephanie Zimmerman The new blog/website, ALA … Continue reading CLENERT changes its name to LearnRT and gets a new site, what next?

The Hazards of Leading Culture Change

I’m thinking about change and culture and innovation a great deal these days so I’m reading everything I can get my hands on.  I came across this paper, or manifesto – The Hazards of Leading Culture Change. Its concise but packed with good stuff! Some of my favorite points: When you are up to your backside in alligators, it is hard to remember you were … Continue reading The Hazards of Leading Culture Change

Facebook’s New Privacy Features: A Complete Guide from Mashable

Mashable has put together a Complete Guide, their words not mine, to Facebook Privacy settings.  It covers Profiles – did you know soon you’ll be able to have fans? Yeah they can friend you but you don’t friend them back. Status Updates Realtime Search – searches last 30 days of news feed activity – photos, notes, images, videos, links, and status updates, plus the old … Continue reading Facebook’s New Privacy Features: A Complete Guide from Mashable