Top Ten Links Week 10

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 3/5/2010 thru 3/11/2010 1.How to Overcome Idea-to-idea Syndrome via @dmlcentral – Ideas are great, but its the follow through that matters. The idea is the easy part, the dream the vision the excitement, putting it into action requires rolling up your sleeves, late nights, long hours, convincing others and more. The follow through … Continue reading Top Ten Links Week 10

Top Ten Links Week 9

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 2/26/2010 thru 3/04/2010 1 . Are We Becoming Our Own Puppetmasters? – a thought-provoking post from Venessa Miemis asking the questions “What do our online personas do to our physical-world identities? As we invest more time into developing our digital selves, is something taken away from who we are? Or something added?” 2. Librarian … Continue reading Top Ten Links Week 9

Persuasion, Influence & Innovative Ideas

Notes from the 2009 Internet Librarian Conference Rebecca Jones Nicole Henning Nicole Henning Avoid abstraction like the devil Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die We should reward success and failure, punish inaction Innovation comes from quantity The Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas Results only work environment ROWE, came from Best Buy Frustrated with cooperate environment, that … Continue reading Persuasion, Influence & Innovative Ideas

Intergrating Libraries & Communities

This was a great presentation that started out with a look at Hennepin’s wonderful Bookspace, hop over and take a look at it, it’s impressive. Just some of the things that really stand out pictures of patrons reading blog enews sign ups main page index Featured lists – created by librarians What We’re Reading – created by staff Reader’s Lists – patrons are creating these! … Continue reading Intergrating Libraries & Communities

Blending In: Librarians in the Networked Community

Chrystie R. Hill led off on this session with some great examples and facts about Librarians and Libraries in networked communities. “Big Ups” to Michael Porter who followed with a smart and funny presentation that woke me up before my 3rd cup of coffee, something that’s pretty hard to do. 🙂 He showed some example Library website and the great things they are doing. Some … Continue reading Blending In: Librarians in the Networked Community