Twitter & how the “twittest” use it for keeping up

Michael Sauers and Christa Burns cant explain you have to to do it, and you have to do it with friends to get the experience post – tweet tweeting methods – web, desktop client, bookmarklets, via email, via sms, blog to twitter (twitterfeed) url past 140 character limit will usually convert to tiny url twitthis twitterfeed – run rss to twitter account twirl @username if … Continue reading Twitter & how the “twittest” use it for keeping up

Crafting the user centered library – Cliff Landis

Crafting the user centered library Cliff Landis its not enough to shove your bad services into a new space, we know our opacs suck so why are we cramming them into myspace and facebook why do you use emerging technologies in your library, not just bc everyone else is, doing it for service and outreach, get away from creating things for user and look for … Continue reading Crafting the user centered library – Cliff Landis

Social media and networked technologies: research and insights

Social media and networked te3chnologies research and insights danah boyd – phd candidate at berkley social media in context, historical perspective web2.0 tech crowd sees it as a shift in deployment, perpetual beta, user generated content business crowd – hope, came after tech bubble crashed, rise of the social network sites – certain things are consistent across them does not say social networking – just … Continue reading Social media and networked technologies: research and insights

Ubiquitous computing and library future

Ubiquitous computing and library future Michael Porter Libraryman Chris Peters – maintainit – small part of TechSoup, new cookbook coming out soon, definition a model of human computer interjection which information processing has been thoroughly integrated into everyday object sand activities when computing and info access happen when and where we need it, enabled by unobtrusive technology Moores law rfid an example of ubiquitous computing … Continue reading Ubiquitous computing and library future

Learning 2.0 and 1.8 users bridging the gap – Rudy Leon & Colleen Harris

Learning 2.0 and 1.8 users bridging the gap Rudy Leon & Colleen Harris Myths of nexgen users skilled online searchers ease with new gadgets always connected effective multi-taskers require constant simulation must be entertained learn by doing mythbusting they do use stuff but in a dummybox way, they don’t understand the info they are getting or who it works we need to build a mental … Continue reading Learning 2.0 and 1.8 users bridging the gap – Rudy Leon & Colleen Harris

Innovation from best practices to fresh practices – Helene Blowers

Innovation from best practices to fresh practices – helene blowers how do you start making change happen? What is innovation? Not just putting saran wrap around someone else’s idea innovation is – acting on, doing new things innovation is not about best practice, its about fresh practice application audience desired outcomes inspiration and inputs energy & passion how do you change org culture to allow … Continue reading Innovation from best practices to fresh practices – Helene Blowers