Tag: social web

Teaching Tech to the Public – Follow up from Internet Librarian

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 … Continue reading Teaching Tech to the Public – Follow up from Internet Librarian

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

My presentation – Reaching Your Patrons in the Brave New World of the Social Web

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.

I’m not narcisitic, you’re eavesdropping

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 … Continue reading I’m not narcisitic, you’re eavesdropping

Is Library 2.0 and/or Web 2.0 really serving our patrons?

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 … Continue reading Is Library 2.0 and/or Web 2.0 really serving our patrons?