This semester I added the option for my students in LIS768 to make a video or other media presentation instead of writing a blog post for the context book assignment. A few folks tried it out. Here are the results:
Setting the Table: Danny Meyer
Born Digital: John Palfrey & Urs Gasser
The Ecology of Information: A Future in a Library Without Walls
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Don’t miss John Blyberg’s LITACamp keynote. It really got me thinking!
He asks some important questions – is our profession sustainable? – and posits that 21st Century Librarianship will be akin to the work of information architects. I [...]
50. Today, the org chart is hyperlinked, not hierarchical. Respect for hands-on knowledge wins over respect for abstract authority.
Today, bloggers from all over the world are responding to the 95 points of the Cluetrain Manifesto, which is ten years old: “Cluetrainplus10 is a project to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the manifesto. On [...]
This is from the proposal. It frames what we’ll be investigating:
“I believe that this has been one of the most transformational and viral activities to happen globally to libraries in decades.” Stephen Abram., Stephen’s Lighthouse, February 5, 2008
The genesis of Learning 2.0 began with an article by library futurist Stephen Abram. “Helene Blowers [...]
I am eager to get my hands on a copy of Brian’s new book. I think it may be a perfect fit for use in LIS768. I was glad to see his reflective post about the process: (emphasis mine)
I am very grateful that ALA didn’t pressure me to write a 2.0 or [...]
We’ve said it time and time again as we continue to forefront Library 2.0: Meet the user where they are.
A friend passed this video off to me and I thought it was an excellent argument as to why 2.0 is essential–and most especially in the library field. We’re technology leaders, and if people are [...]
As a soon-to-be graduate of Dominican’s GSLIS program and in need and want of a new job, I watch the job lists pretty closely. My interest was piqued quickly as I came across a posting for a “Creativity Library Manager” at the University of Nebrask at Omaha. Part of the post reads:
This newly created [...]
Kay wrote a paper for LIS768 on the Cluetrain ten years later. She graciously allowed me to post an edit here. Thanks Kay! Michael
Today’s economic situation would seemingly make libraries indispensible. Yet with budget cuts, many libraries are threatened with cut backs and closings. The natural reaction, based on fear, would be to go [...]
I had breakfast with Meg Canada last weekend, while finishing my teaching duties in St. Paul. She shared with me a post she wrote at her blog called “How Librarians can be the Ultimate Community Managers.”
What is a Community Manager? My friend, Connie Bensen introduced me to the concept at my first social media [...]
I am particularly enjoying this slide this morning.
Here are the slides as PDF from the original keynote file.
Links for the presentation today:
Technoplans Vs Technolust at Library Journal 2004
Taming Technolust article at RUSQ: http://www.rusq.org/2008/08/18/taming-technolust/
ACRL Changing Roles
“Let Go of Control” Cell Phone Sign: http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibrarian/1924719853
Brian Herzog’s [...]