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!
From the New Canaan High School Library Continue reading For Digital Natives There Is No Web 2.0
http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8061367&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy from Knight Foundation on Vimeo. In October 2009 the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy released its report. The report itself is over 100 pages and worth reading. It is available to download as a pdf or to read online. If you just want the bottom line, you … Continue reading Video from Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy
My hand selected best links I shared on Twitter from 1/8/2010 through 1/14/2010 in no particular oder: Just call me Tenzing Norbook, I guess. Toby Greenwalt’s response to Seth Godin’s post about libraries and the discussion that takes place in the comments. 2010: The Only Year of the E-Reader great article from Fast Company on why, despite the awesomeness of many of the new ereaders, they wont … Continue reading Top Ten Links – Week 2
Going West from the New Zealand Book Council found on Boing Boing Continue reading Books, More Than Just Words
A vook blends the text of a book with video into one story. I’m fascinated by this new this new multimedia approach to books. I have no idea if it will be successful, I can’t really see the appeal for fiction, but for something like a fitness or other how-to books I can see having a video as an advantage for demonstration. Think of all … Continue reading Vooks = Books + Online Video = Tranliteracy
These videos are from Chris Brogan’s Over Night Success Series. There are 9 videos total covering topics such as Grinding vs Clocking – Time and the Overnight Success, Pity Party, Small Talk is Big, Belief Systems, The Competition, What it Takes, No Excuses & A Call to Arms. These videos are great even if you aren’t an over night success, even if you aren’t a … Continue reading For Those Who Are an Overnight Success and For Those Who Aren’t a Video Series From Chris Brogan