The Time is Now

Inspired by the Shift Happens deck Ned Potter has created this awesome slideshow. One of Ned’s goals/causes is to escape the echo chamber of libraryland so this is aimed at non-librarians. Well done Ned. The time for Libraries is NOW http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=librarynow-110311041940-phpapp01&stripped_title=the-time-for-libraries-is-now&userName=thewikiman View more presentations from Ned Potter Continue reading The Time is Now

What is Social Media Now?

A look at what social media means now and some interesting facts and statistics What is social media NOW?http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=whatissocialmediayr3pgrated-100713151403-phpapp02&rel=0&stripped_title=what-is-social-media-now-4747765 View more presentations from Marta Kagan. And the slightly saltier verision What the F**k is Social Media NOW? found via Stephens Lighthouse Continue reading What is Social Media Now?

Libraries and Transliteracy at Computers in Libraries #cil2010

Introduction to Libraries and Transliteracyhttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=transliteracycilslideshare-100412062303-phpapp01&rel=0&stripped_title=introduction-to-libraries-and-transliteracy View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Monday April 13th in a session with presentations by Buffy Hamilton & Matt Hamilton (no relation) Promised links and resources: Libraries and Transliteracy Blog – a group blog by Buffy Hamilton– school media specialist, Tom Ipri – academic librarian and Bobbi Newman – public librarian Defining Transliteracy Libraries and … Continue reading Libraries and Transliteracy at Computers in Libraries #cil2010

Pivot Points for Change

This is great slideshow by Buffy Hamilton on change. I love that it emphasizes that you don’t have to throw away everything and starting anew.  Rather adding new tools and technology to what you are currently doing. Pivot Points for Change: Libraries and Librarians Using Web 2.0 to Connect, Create, and Collaboratehttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=pivotpointsforlibrariesandlibrarians-090913204908-phpapp02&stripped_title=pivot-points-for-libraries-and-librarians View more presentations from Buffy Hamilton. Continue reading Pivot Points for Change

Freedom, Responsibility and Culture

This is a great slideshow from Netflix*  for salaried employees which discusses nine values which should be embraced: Judgement Communication Impact Curiosity Passion Innovation Courage Honesty Selflessness It’s long and parts may be controversia,l but it makes some great points about what it takes to create the culture you want in your organization and it’s worth the time to go through it all. Culturehttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=culture9-090801103430-phpapp02&stripped_title=culture-1798664 View … Continue reading Freedom, Responsibility and Culture