Daily Archives: January 14, 2008






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Courtesy of blogger Lauren Pressly: http://laurenpressley.com/library/?p=462  A snippet: The panel switched gears to talk about software of participation and software of aesthetics Pointed out LibraryThing has a lot of reviews, Amazon trusts their users enough to let them post reviews that say, “you know, you suck.” OCLC isn’t getting much […]

Excellent TTT Coverage



 Bryan Sinclair writes at EDUCAUSE Quarterly: With the rise of Web 2.0 and social software we are witnessing a major shift in the ways students approach and use information. They no longer merely consume and download information; increasingly, they create and participate in it. They are social creatures in every […]

Commons 2.0: Library Spaces Designed for Collaborative Learning


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Great reading: http://clifflandis.net/2008/01/07/my-20-advice-to-vendors/   Find out who your users are. Remember that no matter who the target audience is, you always have a diverse user population. Librarians are your users. Students are your users. Faculty & staff are your users. Members of the public are your users. People of many ages, […]

Cliff Landis offers 2.o Advice to Vendors