Its Privacy Week!

Its the first ever National Privacy Week The American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom has established Choose Privacy Week, May 2-8, to help libraries work with their communities around these complicated but vital issues. Privacy has long been a cornerstone of library services in America and a freedom that librarians defend every day. Choose Privacy Week invites library users into a national conversation … Continue reading Its Privacy Week!

Training in the Cloud #cil2010

Or 30 Things in 20 minutes.  Maurice Coleman and I presented with another group so we only had 20 minutes to run through ours.  I’d say we did pretty well though. Training in the Cloudhttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=traininginthecloudforcil2010-100417103239-phpapp02&rel=0&stripped_title=training-in-the-cloud View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. We put together a resources pages with links to all of the tools we mentioned and some the audience threw out at the end. … Continue reading Training in the Cloud #cil2010

Pivot Points For Change: Libraries And Librarians

The fabulous Buffy Hamilton gave her Pivot Points of Change presentation at my library’s Staff Day last week.  The points were inspired by post from Seth Godin in which he states changing everything is too difficult. Buffy applied this to libraries and librarians for the 9 pivot points of change.  This is a slightly modified version of  her original 9 pivot points of change for school librarians. Instead of … Continue reading Pivot Points For Change: Libraries And Librarians

Stress Management in the Library Workplace

Yesterday I attended a MaintainIT webinar – Using MaintainIT Resources for Technology Training, where they shared some useful information and links.  One of the sites was Infopeople, a nonprofit that archives their presentations and handouts and makes them available under a Creative Commons license! As I was exploring I came across materials for a previous workshop – Stress Management in the Library Workplace.  There are … Continue reading Stress Management in the Library Workplace