Daily Archives: April 19, 2008





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http://librarytrainer.com/2008/04/18/announcing-free-use-photos-a-new-flickr-group/ How often do you need a quick photo to illustrate a point or concept? Are you ever concerned about the copyright restrictions? Well look no further! Inspired by Michael Casey and his 50 Reasons Not to Change post (and the comments that followed). Tony Tallent and I have created a Flickr group called Free Use Photos where […]

Free Use Photos


I recently had a Facebook conversation with Jeff Dawson, director of the Lester Public Library in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. I realized in our back and forth that his experience with creating and extending online presense for his library was the makings for a HOT TTW guest post: For example, the […]

Making a case for Social Networking at Lester PL, A ...



A couple of weeks ago, my LIS701: Introduction to libraries and Information Science class had an incredible treat. Marshall Shore, from the Maricopa County Library, was coming to Chicago and agreed to talk to my class about innovation and design thinking in libraries. You may have read about him here. […]

Innovation in Libraries: Marshall Shore Guest Lecture at LIS701


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A question came up at the end of my presentation at Batavia Public Library about using new technology and attracting customers to join libraries in that interactive experience. Denise Raleigh from Gail Borden Public Library just happened to be in the audience and she helped answer the question. It was […]

StoryTubes & Creating Energy






May 2, 2008: Staff In Service Day, Warren Newport Public Library, Gurnee, Illinois May 6, 2008: The Hyperlinked Library: Trends, Tools, & TransparencyReference Librarians Association Annual Meeting May 8, 2008: SOLINET Annual Conference, Keynote. Atlanta, Georgia. May 13, 2008: After Learning 2.0: What’s Critical to Know, Virginia Beach Public Library, Virginia Beach, […]

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