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

Web 2.0 for Patrons

One of my presentations from Internet Librarian 2009 with Jennifer Koerber, Sean Robinson, Rebecca Ranallo I'll be posting an update to this when I hear from Liz. Web 2.0 for Library Patronshttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=il200923thingsslideshare-091031093003-phpapp01&stripped_title=web-20-for-library-patrons View more presentations from Bobbi Newman.

What can you accomplish in 1 week of Web2.0?

Nina Smith created this awesome graphic to go with her post How much time does Web 2.0 take?  One of the most common questions or protests new comers to web 2.0 have is about time.  Nina shows how much you can accomplish based on your time commitment.  She's broken it down nicely in the blog … Continue reading What can you accomplish in 1 week of Web2.0?

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?