Yes it’s that time again, time to start thinking about participating in the Library Day in the Life Project. Will you blog, Twitter, take photos, or show video? or some combination of all? For those of you not familiar with the project in a nutshell library works of all types document a day or a […]
Whether you are teaching a class, helping a friend or just looking for information for yourself these guides from Mashable are a great resource. The Facebook Guide topics include: Facebook 101: The Basics Managing Your Facebook Wall Using Facebook for Business How to become a fan of Mashable Using Facebook Applications Facebook 305:Advanced Topics Twitter […]
The first Transliteracy Conference takes place at Leicester’s new Phoenix Square Digital Media Centre on Tuesday 9 Feb 2010 Find out more and register at http://www.transliteracy.com The full schedule for the day will be released soon but in the meantime a list of speakers and abstracts can be found at http://nlabnetworks.typepad.com/transliteracy/2010abstracts.html Transliteracy is the ability to read, […]
Andy has put together a list of 5 Universal Truths That All Librarians Can Agree Upon Right Now. Perception of information is changing Literacy is changing Libraries are now part of greater information chorus Communication is our friend The underlying philosophies of the library have not changed I like the focus on the positive and […]
I am taking the next two weeks off. Your regularly scheduled blog posts will resume on January 4th 2010. Why? The short version – It’s the holidays, things are slow and it’s always good to take a break. The long version – I need time to regroup and realign my priorities. Lately I’ve been scrambling […]
Last week Sarah Houghton-Jan posted about a staffless library in Washington and asked the question “What makes a library a library?” Buffy Hamilton took the question to the masses and recorded them for this great video.