Monthly Archives: June 2010
This short video is from the March 9, 2010 FCC summit to discuss the need to include all Americans in the digital age. It gives clear examples of the need for access and the skills to use the internet across a diverse segment of the population. People need universal access to broadband and the skills […]
Last year was my first ALA and it is definitely nothing like other conferences. This is a combination of tips I’ve shared before and new ones learned the hard way. I’ve also included a reading list with suggestions on networking and tips for introverts. Give people your name – wear your name badge up near […]
Ever since Twitter implemented lists I try to check out mine regularly. Mostly I’m looking for bad or amusing ones, but so far if anyone has me on a list titled “idiots” or “b!tches” its private. :-) As of writing this I am on 373 lists, of which probably 90 – 95% say something related to libraries […]
Great short video about public libraries parodying the iPad commercials. I love it! Even cooler – one of the libraries shown is in my system!
Last week I participated in an online Twitter conversation led by Charlotte Abbott at Follow the Reader. When Charlotte asked me to be a guest in the discussion the topic was how to increase ebook adoption in libraries. We knew the topic was going to be interesting when the conversation got intense on twitter before […]
This morning I participated in an webinar for the Georgia Public Library Service, Introducing Transliteracy to Libraries. Introduction to Transliteracy for Librarieshttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=intrototransliteracygplsslideshare-100615074339-phpapp01&rel=0&stripped_title=introduction-to-transliteracy-for-libraries View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. You can find the transcripts on WhattheHashTag [Update] You can listen to the recording here. Promised links and resources: Libraries and Transliteracy Blog Defining Transliteracy Libraries and […]