Building the Digital Branch for the 21st Century

On September 15th over 400 people attended a WebJunction webinar on Building a Digital Branch led by  David Lee King. Yes I realize this post is way over due, but the information isn’t outdated, yet. 🙂 If you missed it you have multiple options for accessing the information: Visit the WebJunction page for all the information and links. View it  in Wimba Classroom(combined archive of … Continue reading Building the Digital Branch for the 21st Century

How to attribute a Creative Commons photo from Flickr

Yes, the absolute correct way! I previously asked how you credit a CC photo from Flickr. Since then I’ve been doing my research and here is the results – The correct way to credit a photo. You need to follow the guidelines set by the license. I’m only going to address attribution. According to Creative Commons you need to: keep intact any copyright notices for … Continue reading How to attribute a Creative Commons photo from Flickr

It’s not about the money

I’ve been reading, watching and listening to a lot about motivation lately.  Not intentionally but once you start thinking about what motivates people to create, to participate, to get involved it starts to show up in places you don’t expect it. Sometimes I got looking for it too. Over and over I notice the same theme, it’s not about the money.  Sure money is important … Continue reading It’s not about the money

5 Easy Steps to Stay Safe (and Private!) on Facebook from ReadWriteWeb

Sarah Perez at ReadWriteWeb has put together 5 easy steps to help you stay safe on Facebook. Make Friend Lists Who Can See What on Your Profile Who Can See Your Address and Phone Number Change Who Can Find You on Facebook via Search Stop Sharing Personal Info with Unknown Applications Number 5 refers to an earlier post What Facebook Quizzes Know about You, I … Continue reading 5 Easy Steps to Stay Safe (and Private!) on Facebook from ReadWriteWeb

Libraries Need to Focus on Transliteracy

Libraries have focused on literacy, the ability to read, write and interact, for years. It is an important service to our patrons and our communities.  People need to be literate in order to be involved in and contribute to society. Times are changing, technologies are evolving rapidly,  it’s no longer enough to focus on the ability to read and write alone. If we only focus … Continue reading Libraries Need to Focus on Transliteracy

Pivot Points for Change

This is great slideshow by Buffy Hamilton on change. I love that it emphasizes that you don’t have to throw away everything and starting anew.  Rather adding new tools and technology to what you are currently doing. Pivot Points for Change: Libraries and Librarians Using Web 2.0 to Connect, Create, and Collaboratehttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=pivotpointsforlibrariesandlibrarians-090913204908-phpapp02&stripped_title=pivot-points-for-libraries-and-librarians View more presentations from Buffy Hamilton. Continue reading Pivot Points for Change