Patricia Uttaro, Assistant Director, System Services at the Monroe County Library System in New York, writes:
I’ve been meaning to write to you for awhile to fill you in on activities in the Monroe County Library System since your visit here in 2006. The system now has an Emerging Technology Committee that just celebrated its [...]
Via one of the Dom Profs:
Just downloaded to read. Looks great so far:
The most profound impact of the Internet is its ability to support and expand the various aspects of social learning.
I owe Kathryn Greenhill an apology. She tagged me in this meme while I was in Australia and I’ve been catching up ever since we got back.
The meme: Post a picture from a source like FlickrCC or Flickr Creative Commons or make/take your own that captures what YOU are most [...]
I recently had a Facebook conversation with Jeff Dawson, director of the Lester Public Library in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. I realized in our back and forth that his experience with creating and extending online presense for his library was the makings for a HOT TTW guest post:
For example, the entire town knew I went [...]
Via Helene Blowers on Flickr:
I’d like to share an email I sent to all of our 18,000-plus employees this morning. Here it is:
Dear CMS Employees:
When you make a mistake, the best thing to do is just admit it. Folks, we blew it, and I apologize. While the decision to start [...]
Helene Blowers has been named the winner of the 2008 LITA/Library Hi Tech award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology. Emerald and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association, sponsor the award. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in communicating to educate practitioners within the library [...]
Note: we also get the results from the social media survey. Open all the links at once: http://linkbun.ch/52i -thanks infodoodads.com
Sharing PDFs At times, I want to share parts of an article (like with you.) So I tested an online tool to extract an abstract from the article I [...]
We’re not going to geek out here but we need to talk about: –Documents, –Virtualizing XP, –Restorable/Disposable Computing, –andLinux Read on and discover today’s mystery word. Spolier alert: this is a choose-your-own mystery word adventure.
–Documents Here we beg the document engineering question. Do most people need all the features that [...]
Have you ever walked into a door you thought was open? I can’t tell you how many screen doors I’ve walked through living in Florida. Ever wonder what the heck you are running into where you work? Ever thought about what Resistance is? Ever felt like there was a force preventing [...]
Virtual Reference business card Originally uploaded by Joey Digits
Text message reference marketed via a business card. Joey – please let us know how it goes.