Via Ken Smith: http://www.mchron.net/site/edublog.php?id=P3344 Greatest Hits Collection: Tim Porter went on holiday and left behind a list of what he considers to be his best pieces. This is a list of maybe four dozen posts, with a link and a brief synopsis for each one. That’s an act of self-scrutiny […]
Via an IM from Jenny this am: http://olcit.blogspot.com/2005/12/its-time-for-library-20-conference_15.html Don Yarman writes at the Ohio Libraries Council Blog: “This morning, I decided that I want to see a “Library 2.0” conference in Ohio. I want national speakers (from St Joseph County, from Ann Arbor, from Seattle Public, from Salt Lake City […]
Via Stephen Abram, who writes about L2 here. The Web 2.0 Meme: http://business2.blogs.com/business2blog/2005/12/the_year_of_web.html Top Ten Web 2.0 Moments of 2005 by Richard McManus: http://blogs.zdnet.com/web2explorer/?p=80 That got me thinking, and talking to some folks, about what were the defining moments of 2005 for the ideas behind Library 2.0? And so many […]
A nice post at a newish blog: http://rhlspace.blogspot.com/2005/12/what-library-blogs-can-do-for-you.html This post pionts to two great passages from Laurel Clyde’s book Weblogs and Libraries. A nice reminder of excellent scholarly work from someone the information science community lost too soon.
The Podcasting Group created a handout that rocked! Take a look at it here.
Just a pointer to a CNN piece: “We’re all tech junkies now” The article includes results of a survey about how connected folks are and how much it all costs. What lurks in the background are the folks that don’t have all this access to services and gadgets. That’s where […]
Last week I spoke about L2 with Thomas Brevik in Norway who writes the Bibliotek 2.0 blog. Listen to the podcast! http://bibliotek2null.blogspot.com/2005/12/bibliotek-2.html “Library 2.0 is the idea that libraries and librarians need to anticipate what the future needs of users are going to be and for them to plan for […]
The Shifted Librarian: Psssst… Hey, SWAN Libraries! Jenny points to Chris Deweese’s Firefox plug ins. I tried it (even though I’m in Indiana) and it worked flawlessly. I wish we had one for SJCPL! This is HOT on so many levels: It reaches users where they are It’s developed by […]
Via Stephen’s Lighthouse: Phil Bradley presents a series of guides to what folks can do online. “I want to…” share photos for examples leaeds to flickr etc. This is a straightforward, user friendly method that libraries might ponder for their interfaces. Check out Phil’s pages!
http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/2005/12/16/so-whats-different-some-answers/ David Warlick ponders the future of education. We, as librarians, should pay close attention as weell. “It seems to me that in order to shape the application of new technologies, we need a mold to shape it around, and that mold needs to be new as well. One of […]