Top Ten Links Week 44: Echo Chamber, Enthusiasm Gap, Broadband, Learning,Being Famous and More

My personally select top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 10/29/2010 through 11/4/2010. The best of the best and/or the most important stuff I tweeted last week. 1. Great post! RT @ValentineLuLu: Blogged: The enthusiasm gap and transliteracy #intlib10 I met Jamie at Internet Librarian, I really wish we’d had more time to talk, I’m impressed with her work. Jamie has some good suggestions … Continue reading Top Ten Links Week 44: Echo Chamber, Enthusiasm Gap, Broadband, Learning,Being Famous and More

Yes You Do Have The Time to Learn That New Fangled Internet, Just Put Down The Remote

This post has been rolling around in my head for a while and after reading Stephen Abram’s response to  Emily Lloyd’s strip about 23 Things I’m putting fingers to keyboard to get it out. My reaction to Emily’s post is different from Stephen’s. What I see is how important it is to keep learning.  23 Things was, and still is, great. But let’s not forget … Continue reading Yes You Do Have The Time to Learn That New Fangled Internet, Just Put Down The Remote

Taking Traing to Patrons – 21 Things for 21st Century Parents

The fabulous Gretchen Caserotti and staff in the Childrens Department at the Darien Libray are kicking off a learning 2.0 class for parents. From the website: You are raising kids in a digital world. Facebook, Twitter and a growing number of websites and social tools are becoming increasingly important in most aspects of our 21st Century world. Information Literacy is crucial to your children’s success … Continue reading Taking Traing to Patrons – 21 Things for 21st Century Parents

Eternal September: Be Ready to Repeat Yourself. Again.

Last week I read this post on Seth Godin’s blog and loved it. I tweeted it hoping other people would pick it up. After reading Stephen Abrams post – What is Cloud Computing where he states I’ve given a few talks lately and I was surprised to get a few questions about “what is cloud computing?” I guess I really do live in the bubble. … Continue reading Eternal September: Be Ready to Repeat Yourself. Again.

Teaching Patrons about Flickr

The first Online Picture Sharing class was last week and the second is this week, we only have 15 laptops for the patrons to use so we have to have multiple sessions.  I choose to focus on Flickr vs one of the many other online picture sharing sites inpart because MRRL has a Flickr account and because of the Social aspects of Flickr.  Online Picture … Continue reading Teaching Patrons about Flickr

Promoting Play Through Online Discovery: Lego Building

Meredith Farkas led off this two part session with great information about her Five Weeks to a Social Library program. This was the first, free, grass roots, completely online program designed to teach Librarians about social software. It was almost completely done with open source, free software tools such as Drupal, Mediawiki and BlipTV. Her tips to help you (and me) steal this idea: tools … Continue reading Promoting Play Through Online Discovery: Lego Building