My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 1/29/2010 thru 2/4/2010 about dismantling the echo-chamber… more on the echo chamber Content Creators & Consumers (& the iPad) – an interesting post on who the audience of the iPad is. I know its not me, but I’ve had conversations with enough people who are just waiting to get one that I … Continue reading Top Ten Links Week 5
The issue of control comes up over and over again when we talk about the online world. It recently it came up at Internet Librarian in many different ways, including: How do I stop a staff member from wasting time on Facebook? How do we control what staff are saying online? Management wants everything posted online (Twitter, Facebook, blogs etc) to go through PR. We … Continue reading Control is an Illusion You Need to Let Go
I had my Pre for less than 3 whole days so this is hardly a comprehensive review but rather a report of my experience since so many people asked me about why I returned it. I’ve been awaiting for the Pre for a long time. My contract with Sprint expired in January and I’d started shopping around, wanting a little more from a smartphone than … Continue reading My 71 hours as a Palm Pre owner
David Lee King knows a lot about digital service, he’s the Digital Branch Manager at the Topeka Shawnee Library (and an author and a speaker). If you are interested in digital services and aren’t already reading David’s blog, add it to your feedreader right now, go on, I’ll wait. This wee he shared his Digital Branch Style Guide and it’s definitely worth passing around. He … Continue reading David’s Digital Branch Stye Guide
A couple of weeks ago I was in Denver for vacation and we stopped at the Denver Art Museum. In addition to all the traditional art one expects to see in a museum they also had some patron contribution displays. Throughout the museum notebooks were set out and patrons could record their thoughts and feelings about the art. They could take the pages or leave … Continue reading Library is…?
Today kicks off our second week of Library Learning 2.1. Robin already wrote a great post about our kick off week, so I wont duplicate it by writing one here. But I did get some great feed back that I want to share. They love the “bit size” lessons “I did the first lesson – short and sweet. Perfect!” They’re thrilled that these lessons can … Continue reading Library Learning 2.1 Kicks Off!
Ok sometimes my geekiness surprises even me. Most of the big decisions for LL2.1 have been made for a while now, the prizes were agreed upon, lessons have been written (just not posted), I’m just waiting for the kick off. I have spent countless hours brain storming, thinking up plans and incentives, writing lessons, talking to staff, talking to my boss, antagonizing over why people … Continue reading Get Your Geek On