The Fabulous Librarian (and fashionista, seriously. she has awesome fashion sense) Daenel over at Living Outside the Stacks created this video explaining the project and why she’ll be participating next week. Check it out! Not only is the video a great intro to the project Daenel has a lot of followers (both on her blog and on Twitter) who are not librarians, so the project … Continue reading What is Library Day in the Life and You Should Participate #libday6
Love this video, despite the fact I don’t believe in the Digital Natives myth. The summer 2010 class of interns at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society took on a huge assignment: pick a chapter from Urs Gasser and John Palfrey’s book, Born Digital, and make a short video inspired by that chapter. This video, inspired by the “Overload” chapter, was created by Gregory … Continue reading Information Overload: Bringing Order to the Chaos
Check out this awesome library parody of the Old Spice Commercials from The Harold B. Lee Library Multimedia Unit. I’m seriously impressed with the idea behind and the implementation of this video. And this video from Old Spice in response to my friend Andy Woodworth and others on Twitter. Continue reading Old Spice, New Spice and Libraries
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 to use it, not as a privilege, but as a … Continue reading The Digital Divide Does Not Discriminate
Great short video about public libraries parodying the iPad commercials. I love it! Even cooler – one of the libraries shown is in my system! Continue reading What is a Public Library?
This 10 minute video is a great introduction to Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink. I am a fan of his blog and his TEDtalk is one of my favorites and I definitely recommend the book. Continue reading What Really Motivates Us at Home and at Work
There are so many opinions and options for the f libraries out there. One idea from Mal Booth, Sophie McDonald and Belinda Tiffen, breaks down the library of 2015 by 5 aspects: organizational culture, work conditions, service models, sustainability and people. via Information Literacy meets Library 2.0 http://prezi.com/bin/preziloader.swf Library of the Future – UTS on Prezi The thesis by Guy Adam Ailion, that this vidoeo is … Continue reading What Do You Think Libraries Will Look Like in 2015?