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Sneaking the Social Web into Your Library: Tips Tricks & Just Plain Sneaky Tactics

One of my presentations from Notes from the 2009 Internet Librarian Conference with Erin Downey Howerton Sneaking the Social Web into Your Libraryhttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=ilsneakingsocialwegslideshare-091031094146-phpapp02&stripped_title=sneaking-the-social-web-into-your-library View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Erin’s slides and blog post I mentioned during the Q&A that you can do all sorts of things with RSS. An audience member asked me if […]

Bring on the Rain Putting the Cloud to Work for You: in introduction to cloud computing

One of my presentations from the 2009 COMO conference in Columbus GA Bring on the Rain Putting the Cloud to Work for You: in introduction to cloud computinghttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=comocloudslideshare-091009105015-phpapp01&rel=0&stripped_title=bring-on-the-rain-putting-the-cloud-to-work-for-you-in-introduction-to-cloud-computing View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Google docs Zoho Buzzword Preezo PreZentit PBworks Wetpaint Wikispaces 30 Boxes Google Calendar Yahoo MyHomePoint Remember the Milk Ta-Da list Todoist […]

Implementing a 23 Things Type Program at Your Library

Notes from the 2009 COMO conference in Columbus GA Implementing a 23 Things Type Program at Your Libraryhttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=como200923thingsslideshare-091008160349-phpapp01&rel=0&stripped_title=implementing-a-23-things-type-program-at-your-library View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. 43 Things I might want to do this year Stephen Abram Minnesota’s 23 Things on a Stick Ten Tips About 23 Things – 10/1/2008 School Library Journal School Library Learning 2.0: The 23 […]

If you don’t love what you’re doing, do something else.

Last week an MLS student interviewed me for a project. The last part of my reply to her was this: Find a job you love. No one goes into librarianship for the money. We go into it for love. There a plenty of bitter, disenchanted people out there in all professions. If you don’t love […]

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 […]

Why did you particpate in the Library Day in the Life Project?

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 […]

A Day in the Life of a Digital Branch Manager

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 […]

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