Computers in Libraries Wrap Up in Tweets #cil2010

As always conferneces are amazing and intense and I’m left with huge amounts to process when I get home. Here is what I’m thinking about (in bold) & the tweets that inspired it. Team Work – RT @jlborgerding: Three things needed in order for the team approach to work – Flexibility (Key!), Creativity, Innovation #cil2010 Leading from the Middle – RT @lisacarlucci: “Gen X Librarians: Leading From … Continue reading Computers in Libraries Wrap Up in Tweets #cil2010

Computers in Libraries – Following From a Distance #cil2010

If you are unable to attend Computers in Libraries this year there are still some great ways to get information and following along. Twitter list of presenters #cil2010 on What the Hashtag The group on Slideshare The Information Today blog A list of bloggers at CiL (including me!) and an OPML file of all the RSS feeds from them Photos on Flickr I’m sure I … Continue reading Computers in Libraries – Following From a Distance #cil2010

CM Tools: Drupal, Joomla, & Rumba

CM Tools: Drupal, Joomla, & Rumba John Blyberg Ryan Deschamps Ryan ModX How not to have to use drupal Cms in general Why joomla Why switch to ModX Good content mngmt system should facilitate division of labor, support overall development, ensure best practices and standards Halifax public library now in modx looked the same in joomla Its not about the front end, its about the … Continue reading CM Tools: Drupal, Joomla, & Rumba

Social network profile management

Social network profile management Greg Schwartz Michael Porter Sarah Houghton-Jan Amanda Clay Powers Greg Identity Digital identity mapping – online interactions make identity much more complicated Your next employer looking for your identity will do a google search You do not own your online identity Tip -own your username – if your name is unique and can grab everywhere use it, otherwise pick something – … Continue reading Social network profile management

Best of the Web

Best of the web Firefox – Greasemonkey – smart key words – can use set up address bar to seach any site on the web – customize google extension – better gmail2 – takes ads off of gmail google reader –    helvetireader book city jackets wikimedia commons flickr image search pictobrowser skitch – screenshots, then allows for annotation, can upload directly to flickr jing – … Continue reading Best of the Web

Continued Online Community Engagement

Control what you can –    Brand – logo, identity –    public website –    opportunities for practice –    best practices online let go when you can –    what is tied to your brand –    where can you let go? –    What needs to have a system wide project? Trust –    trust staff –    give guidelines –    provide opportunities to learn Evaluate –    honestly assess performance –    … Continue reading Continued Online Community Engagement