Libraries in a Transliterate, Technology Fluent World #intlib10

Libraries in a Transliterate, Technology Fluent World http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=transliteracyinternetlibrarianslideshare-101020065252-phpapp01&rel=0&stripped_title=libraries-in-a-transliterate-technology-fluent-world&userName=librarianbyday View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Resources and Suggested Links: Teaching Media Literacy in the ESL Classroom Why Broadband Service in the U.S. Is So Awful, Scientific American, October 4th 2010 Transliteracy as a Blueberry Smoothie Don’t Touch That Dial! A history of media technology scares, from the printing press to Facebook Escaping the Echo Chamber – presentation … Continue reading Libraries in a Transliterate, Technology Fluent World #intlib10

Tips and Suggestions to Get the Most Out of Internet Librarian #intlib10

Internet Librarian begins on Saturday and where its your first conference or your 20th here there is something here for you.  Here are tips I’ve shared before and new ones learned the hard way. Below these 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 your face rather than … Continue reading Tips and Suggestions to Get the Most Out of Internet Librarian #intlib10

Get Online Week! How Broadband Benefits Everyone and How You Can Help Others Get Online

It is Get Online Week in the UK! How awesome is this? Businesses and the government have teamed up in order to persuade Internet virgins to try out and use the World Wide Web. The UK Get Online Week was launched on Monday and will run from 18th to 24th October 2010. The week-long national drive is being led by UK Digital Champion Martha Lane … Continue reading Get Online Week! How Broadband Benefits Everyone and How You Can Help Others Get Online

10 Ways Twitter Will Make You a Better Employee, Better at Your Job, and Benefit Your Library

In my case this means my day job, the 9 to 5 one, not the one on the side where I write this blog and other stuff and do workshops and present and read articles and government reports, though it helps there too. For the sake of this post I’m focusing on my 9 to 5 job or more like 7 to 6 job. Here … Continue reading 10 Ways Twitter Will Make You a Better Employee, Better at Your Job, and Benefit Your Library

Top Ten Links Week 40 – Broadband, Time Management and Productivity

My personal select top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 10/1/2010 through 10/7/2010. The best of the best and/or the most important stuff I tweeted last week 1. broadband is the great infrastructure challenge of the early 21st century #broadband – a broadband.gov post from Phoebe Yang – Senior Advisor to the Chairman on Broadband. It’s no great secret how I feel about … Continue reading Top Ten Links Week 40 – Broadband, Time Management and Productivity

Post at Broadband for America: Libraries Are Essential for Bridging the Gap

A while back I was approached to write a guest post for Broadband for America. I jumped at the chance to let others (outside of libraries) know how importance of the role of libraries in equal access to broadband. Read the post Libraries Are Essential to Bridging the Broadband Gap and the Digital Opportunity Gap As we see a push by The National Broadband Plan from the FCC and … Continue reading Post at Broadband for America: Libraries Are Essential for Bridging the Gap