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Got Questions? – Serving Up a Glass of New Technology The Indiana Online Users Group Spring 2004 Program was yesterday at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library in Plainfield, Indiana, on the west side of Indianapolis. Here’s the blurb for the day: “The world of library technology is constantly changing. Reading […]

Indiana Online Users Group Meeting




Run don’t walk to: http://www.mchron.net/site/edublog.php?id=P2710 and check out Ken’s commentary and link to George Siemens’ presentation “The Art of Blogging” at http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/blogging/artofblogging14.htm I’m presenting Friday in Indianapolis at the Indiana Online Users Group Meeting and this is great stuff to think about and discuss! Some of Siemens’ key points: RSS […]

Art of Blogging VIA Blogs in Higher ED





(*without breaking the bank) (Thoughts this am, connected to Panera’s WiFi network, an iced tea, and the whole weekend stretched out before me..) Blog! The tools are free. Blog internally and externally. Promote your stuff to your users. Promote the library to the staff. Bring out your staff’s hidden creativity. […]

10 Things A Library Can Do to Boost their Techie ...



Via Librarian.net and RFID in Libraries: SFPL RFID! WOW! Library officials will seek about $300,000 in the city’s 2004-05 budget to begin the program, which could take at least six years to fully implement and ultimately cost millions of dollars. I’ll be watching this. Please please…will a librarian at SFPL […]

SFPL Plunges into RFID Sea




I’m finishing up the first draft of my “technolust” article today. IMing with Jenny and reading over my notes, I’ve decided Kansas City is, in the words of Beck, “where it’s at.” David King, cool IT/Web guy there just sent me this page for the KC initiative to get 100 […]

Kansas City is Rockin My World


Nice post at Liz’s mamamusings:: http://mamamusings.net/archives/2004/05/03/teaching_new_technologies.php I enjoy Liz’s stuff a lot. This one I particularly liked. As a fella who someday would like to teach, this bit was interesting: The future, I think, is to let go of the traditional approach of teaching how to do things in a […]

Liz lawley on Teaching New Technologies