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 … Continue reading Top Ten Links – Week 2
Last week I attended a WebJunction townhall meeting on Tough Economic Times. I got some good info from it (there are two more coming up if you're interested). Someone in the meeting said we need to appeal to people's emotions. It made me start thinking how we can connect with patrons emotionally to demonstrate our … Continue reading Using Stories
YouTube – not just about your 15 seconds of fame anymore
It looks like YouTube will be partnering with MGM to host some full length films (The Magnificent Seven) and old television programs (American Gladiators). I didn't see anything about the quality of the videos, if you visit YouTube regularly you know the quality of uploaded videos is pretty poor, surely the shows will be better. … Continue reading YouTube – not just about your 15 seconds of fame anymore
Web Search Strategies in Plain English
One more way to use Flickr – videos!
Earlier this month I attended a Mobius conferernce session about vodcasting in libraries. I came back all inspired and fired up. I don't think our patrons are ready for vodcasting yet but that didn't stop me from making videos. Even better is was perfect timing for Flickr allowing 90 second videos that are much better quality … Continue reading One more way to use Flickr – videos!
MRRL now has a Self Checkout Machine (SCOM) and staff made videos to help patrons understand how to use it. I got a hold of them and put them on both MRRL's Flickr and Youtube accounts. The flickr video is so much clearer, of course we're paying for a pro account, but I can't see … Continue reading SCOM Videos
Online Photo Sharing in Plain English
The "In Plan English" people do it again! I'll be showing this in my class for the public later this year!