As a companion to the article I have at InfoToday Europe, here’s a short list of some of the exemplary practice we’re pulling out of the Learning 2.0 research:
(From Stephens, M., & Cheetham, W. (2011). The impact and effect of learning 2.0 programs in Australian academic libraries. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 17(1), 31-63.
I have an article up at InfoToday Europe on the CAVAL Australian research:
Results of the research project have been presented at conferences in Australia and the United States as well as in published articles. Here is a breakdown of some of the major findings of the research:
Better awareness of new technologies and [...]
What is it?
23 Things for Professional Development, also known as cpd23, is a self-directed, self-paced, inclusive, practical and free online programme open to librarians and information professionals at all stages of their career, in any type of role, any sector, and from any part of the world. It encourages information professionals to explore and [...]
Note from Michael: I’ve followed the “23 Dingen” programs facilitated by my colleague Rob Coers in the Netherlands for some time while working on the Australian research project. I’m hoping to expand my research into this part of the world as well as North America in the next year. For now, here’s an English translation [...]
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.
Download the paper here: The Hyperlinked Library (PDF) | The Hyperlinked Library (epub) (Coming Soon)
Libraries continue to evolve. As the world has changed with emerging mechanisms for global communication and collaboration, so have some innovative, cutting edge libraries. My model for the Hyperlinked Library is born out of the ongoing evolution of [...]
Roy Tennant has a lovely post up at LJ:
Roy offers some advice for success in librarianship, including these that speak to me:
Focus your efforts where you can make a difference. Identify some things that you can do that are within your talents, that deeply interest you, and for which you can envision [...]
The 24th thing
View more presentations from tscrobinson. Though provoking slides from ACPL’s Sean Robinson – I especially like “Grow bigger ears.” [...]
@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
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Dr Michael Stephens delivered the Dr Laurel Anne Clyde Memorial Keynote Address at the ASLA XXI Biennial Conference, held in Perth, Western Australia, from 29 September to 2 October 2009.
Reprinted with permission from the Australian School Library Association Inc. (ASLA) Access 2010 24(1): 5.
The evolving Web is an open and social place. The [...]