Daily Archives: January 26, 2007



Technology Made Simple Originally uploaded by mstephens7. I just received my copy and have only started the first chapter but KUDOOS to Bolan and Cullin for a useful, straightforward technology guide that includes bits about 21st Cnetury library statitics and the value of training. Aimed at medium and small libraries, […]

Technology Made Simple



Rob Coers, my Dutch partner for presentations at Internet Librarian International, just posted about iPod training he recently completed: http://www.robcoers.nl/weblog-artikelen/bibliotheek-spijkenisse-en-ipod-nano.html He translated the post as well: In september 2007 the Spijkenisse Public Library in The Netherlands won the 4th IFLA International Marketing Award with their campaign “We miss you”. Library […]

iPods & Training for Staff


Tuesday I spoke to a class at Elmhurst College about Web 2.0, libraries and future trends. The class, Great Chicago Libraries, is a course offered to Elmhurst College Honors Program students and is taught by Donna Goodwyn, Associate Librarian, Susan Swords Steffen, Library Director, and Peg Cook Reference/Instruction Librarian. The […]

Great Chicago Libraries



http://www.accessola.com/superconference2007/index.html Wednesday night I fly up to Toronto for a few days to present at the Ontarion Library Association Superconference. Thursday I’ll be at McMaster University to speak at their launch of their own Learning 2.0 series for staff and in Toronto, I have two sessions for OLA: Best Practices […]

See You at the Superconference


See: http://librariansmatter.com/blog/2007/01/25/me-tooodeo-me-too/ Talk about links and connections: I just made a post to VLINT about Timothy Greig’s slides on Flickr about MMOs and digital libraries, found via Tame the Web. I wanted to ask him to expand it in a post for VLINT if he was interested, so I went […]

Odeo Me Too




One of my former 753 students still posts to her class blog. Take a look at her short post about MySpace and the comments that followed. http://punkrocklibrary.blogspot.com/2007/01/leading-by-example-libraries-and.html I pointed out that the teens who were on the Teen Council were probably the stereotypical “good kids” who already obey their parents […]

Leading By Example: MySpace & Libraries