Engaging Adventures with Gamification – A TTW Guest Post by Jan Holmquist & Mette Rygaard Nielsen

A new project explores and challenges traditional library dissemination. The tools are taken from gamification which intentionally uses game elements to involve and engage users.   A virtual tour of a city uncovering hidden treasures, small engaging ways of improving existing services and a new digital experience at the library – this is what the … Continue reading Engaging Adventures with Gamification – A TTW Guest Post by Jan Holmquist & Mette Rygaard Nielsen

Congrats to Jan Holmquist, 2014 Library Journal Mover and Shaker

 http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2014/03/people/movers-shakers-2014/jan-holmquist-movers-shakers-2014-tech-leaders/ Jan Holmquist’s nominators describe him as a “global librarian,” and it’s easy to see why. In addition to his current work as head of development for Denmark’s Guldborgsund libraries, Holmquist’s side projects tend to involve collaboration with librarians all over the world. He is engaged with ongoing international projects in Germany and the Read … Continue reading Congrats to Jan Holmquist, 2014 Library Journal Mover and Shaker

Unglue: Giving books to the world by crowd funding – A TTW Guest Post by Jan Holmquist

The most democratic book project I know is about to relaunch – Here is an article I wrote for the German library magazine BUB as member of the Zukunftentwicklers network – With a few corrections because a lot has happened with Unglue.it since the deadline: What is crowd funding and what does it mean to unglue? To unglue a … Continue reading Unglue: Giving books to the world by crowd funding – A TTW Guest Post by Jan Holmquist

ILI Final Call for Proposals – TTW is a Proud Blog Supporter of ILI

Submissions deadline this Friday, 11 April 2014 This is the final call for speakers for this year’s Internet Librarian International- THE innovation and technology conference attracting hundreds of global library and information professionals each year. The full Call for Speakers is available here. Taking place in London on 20 – 22 October 2014, we’re seeking international … Continue reading ILI Final Call for Proposals – TTW is a Proud Blog Supporter of ILI

#hyperlibMOOC: Library 2.013 Presentation Links

Another global learning opportunity, Library 2.013, just concluded. The online conference brings folks together from all over the world to give presentations and exchange ideas. Some people connected with our Hyperlinked Library MOOC presented. I wanted to make sure everyone had access to the recordings: Sally Pewhairangi & Megan Ingle: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/recording/playback/link/table/dropin?sid=2008350&suid=D.47F3CA811D882EB515B2E91FFADC77 Jan Holmquist: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/recording/playback/link/table/dropin?sid=2008350&suid=D.57F6183623B23ED0542907813D9180 Peter Morville: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/recording/playback/link/table/dropin?sid=2008350&suid=D.C7075D9664E97AA4FF492D5CBCB380 My keynote  “Learning … Continue reading #hyperlibMOOC: Library 2.013 Presentation Links

Upcoming Presentations Fall 2013

September 26, 2013: “Learning Everywhere: Ten Mobile Things to Explore & Use” Presentation & Immersive Laboratory workshop, NORWELD, Bowling Green, Ohio. September 30, 2013: “Of MOOCs & Mayhem,” Roles for Libraries – MOOCs, eLearning & Gamification, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. October 10, 2013: “Learning Everywhere,” Presentation for staff, Washington University Libraries, St. Louis, MO. October 11, 2013: … Continue reading Upcoming Presentations Fall 2013

#hyperlibMOOC Update:Your upcoming SJSU SLIS MOOC Experience!

We’re gearing up for the Fall 2013 Hyperlinked Library MOOC Pilot, and we are excited to share the most recent news. Here are some of the topics and guest lecturers that we have planned for our MOOC participants: • Explore the Hyperlinked Library Model, Hyperlinked Library Communities, and Community Engagement, along with Participatory Service and Planning … Continue reading #hyperlibMOOC Update:Your upcoming SJSU SLIS MOOC Experience!