This is the last session from ALA I took notes on. It went by fast and I tried to be as accurate as possible. Has library 2.0 fulfilled its promise? Modorated by Roy Tennant The panel consisted of : David Lee King, Meredith Farkas, Michael Porter and Cindi Trainor What is library 2.0 – Cindi – create spaces for people, value participation Michael – what … Continue reading The Great Debate – Has library 2.0 fulfilled its promise?
I saw and participated in a discussion on this on one of my email lists last week. I thought I’d take more time to write out my thoughts and responses on my blog. Sarah posted this over in MaintainIT but it looks like she didn’t open it up for comments so I’m going to. Here is part of the email I sent the list One … Continue reading Is Library 2.0 and/or Web 2.0 really serving our patrons?
On Friday I finished the last day of the four day Becoming 2.0 workshop. I’m not used to spending that much time talking to people, some days I don’t talk to anyone. So at the end I was pretty tired, but that’s passed and now I’m just excited. There were 17 “students” and everyone of them has at least one thing they were planning to … Continue reading Workshop Wrap Up
After much preperation the time has finally arrived! This week I’m cohosting a Web 2.0 workshop sponsered by MOREnet and the Missouri State Library. The topic – They asked us to talk about using Web 2.0 tools in your library! Even better, my cohost and I created the whole thing using Google Docs. How else are two people going to edit a presentation at all … Continue reading Becoming 2.0 – What 2.0 can do you for you
With a “to do” list a mile long I feel as though I’ll never get anything finished. Technically this isn’t finished either as it’s meant to be a living page and it’s well on it’s way. My library is using our del.icio.us account to create our Weblinks page for our patrons. Robin set up the page using dishy and I’ve been busy adding links left … Continue reading We are del.icio.us!