This Those of you who were in my Web 2.0 for patrons presentation might remember a woman in the audience mentioning the classes she teaches at her library. I promised to get with her and share the follow up. I emailed her and found out that Liz Hubert is a Adult Services Librarian at the Barrington Area Library in Illinois This is the information Liz shared with me. … Continue reading Teaching Tech to the Public – Follow up from Internet Librarian
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 I could include some of that information in my post. … Continue reading Sneaking the Social Web into Your Library: Tips Tricks & Just Plain Sneaky Tactics
Webworker Daily has a great post on the 10 Golden Rules of Social Media Read the full post to get defitions of each Respect the Spirit of the ‘Net Listen Add Value Respond Do Good Things Share the Wealth Give Kudos Don’t Spam Be Real Collaborate Social media tools are only that — tools. The real energy, spirit and power of social media is people. … Continue reading 10 Golden Rules of Social Media
Check this out – I would seriously love to see someone with more talent than me make a just for libraryland version! See the lists of blogs & people that are included. Here are what some of the appreviations stand for you, you can see the rest at on Eye Cube Social Media Practices: (Do these to maximize your Social Media experience) Fl = … Continue reading Social Media Periodic Table
My second and last presentation at the Missouri Library Association Conference. It was initially scheduled to be in a very small room, luckily I was able to get it moved. Library Learning 2.1http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=librarylearning21-1222859910839414-8&stripped_title=library-learning-21-presentation View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Continue reading My presentation – Reaching Your Patrons in the Brave New World of the Social Web
In many of the articles I read about the Social Web, especially Twitter, the author laments that they don’t care that I had a peanut butter and banana sandwich for lunch, or what I thought of the latest American Idol. I’ve long felt that these writers are missing the point and this week I came across two sources that articulate this better than I could … Continue reading I’m not narcisitic, you’re eavesdropping
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?