Every semester in LIS768: Participatory Service & Emerging Technologies, one option for the Context Book Report assignment is to produce a video or media project. Here are this semester’s submissions.
Latino Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLJV5_EVq_I
Setting the Table: http://animoto.com/play/tsovePOYnIEEGbX6AbOROQ
Born Digital: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Bq9-eRPTP8&
Legendary Brands: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8y9hD7T2tlc&
I struggled with a WP glitch to embed [...]
Greetings from Dominican University GSLIS!
Today we had four presentations:
Library Signage: Explored the good, bad and encouraging world of library signage.
E-Books & Libraries: Presented basics, issues and considerations about e-books and offered some great examples.
See this link: www.goo.gl/DqWg8
The Library Commons: Started with the Smithsonian Commons concepts as well as other inspirations related [...]
I used this as an example yesterday for the Michigan school librarians:
“I realized how often I see them in public and I wanted to give [students] an awareness of them,” says Brook Forest’s school librarian, John Schumacher, referring to QR codes, two-dimensional barcodes that can be read using a camera on a smartphone. [...]
This morning I’m updating one of my favorite assignments for LIS768 Participatory Service and Emerging Technologies. Two years ago, I asked for further suggestions to share with my class. Today. I’ll do the same: what would you add? Please share in the comments below. I’ll be including the post URL in the course site.
River Forest, IL – Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) has appointed Dr. Ken Haycock as the Follett Chair in Library and Information Science. Haycock is the recipient of the American Library Association’s 2010 Beta Phi Mu Award, presented annually for distinguished service to education in librarianship, as well as the [...]
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EChicago @Dominican is organized and sponsored by the Graduate School of Library & Information Science, Dominican University. Every year practitioners, policymakers and researchers exchange ideas and find better ways to work together. As the global [...]
A very striking example of what online education can be for some. I’m currently teaching a class this summer and am trying to do as much as I can to increase my visibility/presence. The good folks at SJSU University SLIS shared this video with me – I’m on their Technology Advisory Board.
One thing [...]
Over the past three months I have gained invaluable experience from my practicum at the Skokie Public Library. Interacting with patrons is one of my favorite facets of librarianship and the patrons at the Skokie Public Library are phenomenal. I was inspired with the overwhelming professionalism and excellence displayed by the staff. My practicum kicked [...]
A brief post based on my notes for a short speech this week at Dominican GSLIS New Student Orientation and some reflection on the 55 students who graduated from our program last Saturday:
Ranganathan said “the Library is a growing organism.” That evolution continues and you all are starting your graduate library school [...]
In January of this year, I began an Independent Study under the guidance of Michael Stephens. On February 14, 2010, I posted that: “The purpose of this study is to create readers’ advisory tools that utilize Web 2.0 technology.” During the past four months I have spent time: reviewing literature that is relevant to the [...]