There were many announcements made during and around the time of ALA that related to ebooks and libraries. I’ve put together a list in case you missed any. Library Specific ALA Annual 2011: New Ebook Service Launched, Takes Its Inspiration from Freegal Library Ideas, LLC, has launched a new ebook service for libraries that’s similar to the company’s Freegal Music product. Freading will offer 20,000 copyrighted titles from 16 … Continue reading ALA and post ALA eBook News Wrap Up #ala11
My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 6.25.2011 through 7.1.2011. 1. Definitely! RT @pcsweeney: Could Google+ Ruin Your Online Personal Brand? great post from Patrick Sweeney that will get you think about what information we’re supplying Google and others. I started thinking about the amount of metadata that we are creating for each other and about each other. I started thinking about … Continue reading Top 10 Links 2.26: Google+, Digital Illiteracy, Staying Positive and More!
I’ve made some updates to the conference tips I shared last year before ALA. Hopefully, there is a little something for everyone, I’ve added a short packing list of things I can’t live without and a reading list with suggestions on networking and tips for introverts. Packing list These are the things I can NOT live without at conferences A good bag in a light … Continue reading ALA Survival Tips, New & Improved for #ALA11