Categories Librarian 2.0

Helene Blowers blogs that the Salt Lake City Public Library is looking for a director, including: …application instructions for the newly reopened Salt Lake City Public Library’s director search — Your application “package should include a paper resume and directions to your digital presence, blog, or social networking Web site” […]

I’ve been waiting for this…. Blogging Directors

“There are countless examples/case studies of libraries being the center of the communities in which they serve. What is the best example of “libraries building communities” that you have come across or experienced? What do you see happening in the future in empowering libraries to play even a greater role […]

SirsiDynix UpStream: Libraries Building Communities

Dion Hinchcliffe posts an overview of the best of Web 2.0 for 2006: Amongst the choices are some of my favorites as well: Netbvibes and YouTube.

Best Web 2.0 Software of 2006

I owe a mountain of inspiration to Karen Schneider for this one! I’m working on the syllabus for my section of LIS701: Introduction to Library and Information Science for this Fall at Dominican. We’re using Rubin’s Foundations of Library and Information Science from Neal-Schuman and I’m adding a reading of […]

Ten Rules for the New Librarians

UPDATE: What a great time that was! Thanks to all at OPAL!! Here’s the presentation. Here are some extra links as resources: Cluetrain Netvibes Open Source Software at TechEssence ALA on DRM & DRM Guide for Librarians Librarians Who IM Future of Music Using Bloglines! The Internet is Entering its […]

More Useful Links for the OPAL Talk

From the Dead Tech Panel and via “What I Learned Today:” We have to be Digital read/write participants We have to learn with others We have to be facilitators for relationships We need to have our intercultural antennae up – not everyone is from your default point of view We […]

Darlene Fichter’s Survival Tips for a 2.0 World

Lots of interesting Web 2.0 bits in my aggregator this morning, as I prepare to sign on the dotted line for a condominium in Oak Park, Illinois! (I may faint when I sign…) Anyway: Greg Schwartz reports on a library branded podcatcher! This is important on many levels: the library […]

Branded, ‘Casted and Wiki’ed: Some Good News from Here and ...