On September 15th over 400 people attended a WebJunction webinar on Building a Digital Branch led by David Lee King. Yes I realize this post is way over due, but the information isn’t outdated, yet. 🙂 If you missed it you have multiple options for accessing the information: Visit the WebJunction page for all the information and links. View it in Wimba Classroom(combined archive of … Continue reading Building the Digital Branch for the 21st Century
Was is self promoting narcissism? Desire to share the most boring mundane details of your life with others (wake up, make coffee)? Or something else. Sarah Faye Cohen shares why she didn’t participate and she’s wondering why others did. A legitimate question, actually one I’m curious about myself. The first two rounds of Library Day in the Life were small, I think less than 30 … Continue reading Why did you particpate in the Library Day in the Life Project?
I took these notes today as part of The Day in the Life project, if you would like to read more please see the wiki, if you’re interested in how it all got started read this post First thing in the morning with coffee in hand I answer emails, and DMs from Twitter that had come in the night before. Being on the East Coast a lot comes … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Digital Branch Manager
Thursday was a rather unremarkable day for me, so I’ll spare you most of the details 🙂 Checked email, tried to post notes from Day in the Life, but thanks to Dreamhost my site has been down most of the week. Unhappy does not do justice to my mood about this. Got to work, talked with IT, we’re using the multimedia room for the Handheld … Continue reading Day in the life of a Librarian Day 4
I took these notes today as part of The Day in the Life project, if you would like to read more please see the wiki, if you’re interested in how it all got started read this post Stayed up way too late reading the night before (I guess you never grow out of this!), so really need the coffee this morning! First thing in the morning, prepare for … Continue reading Day in the Life of a Librairan Day 3
I took these notes today as part of The Day in the Life project, if you would like to read more please the wiki, if you’re interested in how it all got started read this post First some background info: I’m the Digital Branch Manager at the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries in Columbus Georgia. This is a brand new position that started when I did, May 18th. I’d share … Continue reading A day in the Life of a Librarian – Day 1
I presented this scenario to groups of librarians all over Minnesota in April You’re sitting at the reference desk and as someone approaches the desk the phone begins to ring and an instant messaging window pops open, who do you help first? I heard a lot of answers it depends on how the person in front of you looks answer the phone ask them to … Continue reading Who do you help first?