Lightening Rounds

Lightening rounds – speakers get 5 minutes to show us something cool, useful, fun, helpful, interesting.  Ideas were put in a box when we arrived. Libraryh3lp at K-state libraries – used it to replace meebo chat widigets can send attachments, can send chat history in an email more than one operator – sometimes have 20 ppl signed on IM stats have doubled since swtiching to … Continue reading Lightening Rounds

The future of libraries

people place content communication harry potter & star wars are media neutral – books, movies, bcd, video game, toys, backpack why are people coming into the libraries? Use the computer, Internet access on laptop, to just read the newspaper in the company of others library as a third space’ library as a town activity center including things as swimming pool kathryn says academic libraries in … Continue reading The future of libraries

Library Camp Kansas Overview

Let me say upfront that Library Camp Kansas was a huge success! Everything went off a without a hitch and so many great ideas were exchanged! If you’re wondering where my notes are from Session 2, I didn’t take any, it happened over lunch and it wasn’t convenient to be eating and typing. Registration was from 9-10, at 10 the Unconference officially kicked off. Brenda … Continue reading Library Camp Kansas Overview

Lib Camp KS Session 3 – 2.0

My third session was Web 2.0, here are my notes. Started with definition of Web2.0 collaboration user centered flexible How is 2.0 used in Academic? Virginia Tech has a blog that is comment cards from patrons then response from Lib Duke University Ipods? “we’re at library camp Kansas, we’re all big freaks” – david Lee King (this is my favorite quote from the conference. Via … Continue reading Lib Camp KS Session 3 – 2.0