I met Barb at our SLIS reception at PLA – I appreciate her views and focus on learning of all kinds within our field. In the course of our discussion, she told me that she continues to learn and take on new challenges. That view aligns with my own about the profession. Please vote for [...]
Hello all! We usually have not endorsed too many folks over the years here at TTW, but this year here are some folks I’d urge you to vote for:
Martin Garnar: http://www.facebook.com/martin.garnar.ALA I caught up with Martin at PLA and had a great chat with him about ethics and intellectual freedom. We need his voice!
Karen Schneider: http://freerangelibrarian.com/ ”The [...]
Jason Griffey writes:
On December 28, I received notice from George M. Eberhart, the editor ofAmerican Libraries Direct, that my contract with American Libraries for Perpetual Beta is not being renewed. As of December 31, my involvement with this experiment in blogging will end.
Perpetual Beta was, to my knowledge, the first American Libraries blog written by a non-staff member. [...]
From The Go Librarians, Steven V. Kaszynski writes:
Everybody loves ALA’s classic celebrity READ posters. And for good reason. Multi-age, culturally relevant celebrities inspiring multi-age people to read books and get literate. They’re popular and possibly even effective. Still, the READ poster is alone in its work. It wants a family. It needs siblings.
Justin and the 8bit tat he got at Annual, originally uploaded by The Shifted Librarian.
Team JBot (Justin Hoenke, Rafia Mirza, Jeannie Chen, Anne Krakow, Susan Jennings)
Phew…time flies. It’s been six months since my first post on being an Emerging Leader and now that I’ve “emerged”, what have I learned? Here goes.
THE PROJECT AND THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION
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@ALA_TechSource Free access to Michael Stephens’ Web 2.0 & Libraries Jul-Aug 06 http://bit.ly/dyaaPz and Sept-Oct 07 http://bit.ly/cH5DbV
Go grab them now!
For Immediate Release Thu, 05/13/2010 – 16:11
Contact: Louise M Gruenberg ITTS
ALA is planning a web redevelopment in the next year. To ensure that the changes to the website satisfy members’ needs, ALAstakeholders should tell us: Just how Web 2.0 should ALA go? When you visit the ALA website, does it meet your expectations? Would you prefer to be able to [...]
Don’t miss Jason Griffey’s new Library Technology Report. Covering all types of gadgets and devices, Griffey offers an concise, useful overview of all of the choices. Most importantly, he emphasizes the need to keep up with emerging tech and understand how it might fit into the information ecology of our users. From the closing chapter: