Steven Bell – Design Your Way to a Future Proof Library

Notes from the 2009 COMO conference in Columbus GA Design your way to a future proof library What does organizational fitness mean? Pennsylvania clear cut forests now beautiful national forests Lumber industry did not make it thru the 1920s, they did not future proof, just clear cut without any thought to the future When was the … Continue reading Steven Bell – Design Your Way to a Future Proof Library

Libraries and Transliteracy Slideshow

I haven't been able to stop thinking about transliteracy and how important the concept is for libraries and librarians. I've created a slideshow I hope conveys the message and is easy to share. I have also added page with information on transliteracy. Libraries and Transliteracyhttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=transliteracy-091001081310-phpapp02&stripped_title=libraries-and-transliteracyView more presentations from Bobbi Newman.

Yes I am a Digital Branch Manager, No I Do Not Regularly Build Bonfires of Print Books in My Backyard & Dance Around Wearing Warpaint

Not regularly, actually, not ever.  I keep seeing the perception that by going digital, being aware of and, gasp! even using technology means that librarians and libraries are throwing aside traditionally services in favor of sexy new toys like Twitter.  That in order for a library to have a Facebook profile first we have sacrifice … Continue reading Yes I am a Digital Branch Manager, No I Do Not Regularly Build Bonfires of Print Books in My Backyard & Dance Around Wearing Warpaint