On an envelope from Alan at Darien Public Library…nice touch.
I was just thinking this am whilst getting ready for work that I am a busy guy the next 2 weeks: workshops in Indiana, Connecticut and school in Texas. On the way to work, a good friend who works with me called to say one our SJCPL employees had died […]
Check it out: http://www.hclib.org/extranet/ Glenn peterson pointed me to this site to check out his full PPT from IOLUG. What strikes me is this is an excellent example of presence and transparency! The page reads in part: “Welcome to Hennepin County Library’s extranet. Here we offer a sampling of resources […]
Via Alice at the Scan Blog: http://scanblog.blogspot.com/2005/05/economic-value-of-libraries.html For librarians who plan, ponder or just want to get a grip on the big picture, Stephen Abram writes about the value of libraries – Read this Now!
Via Glenn: Interesting reading about Minneapolis and their ad campaign. I do like the Batgirl version! http://www.startribune.com/stories/462/5417554.html Jessamyn is quoted as well!
IOLUG’s Spring Meeting was held here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelsphotos/sets/359949/ http://www.hepl.lib.in.us/
From the new Information Today (May 2005), a piece called “In the Beginning, there was Content” that features some cool folks discussing presence and the Web — as well as adapting to the rapid pace of change in our professional lives. Roy Tennant discusses content, creation and change: “In this […]
3 Public Library Websites that ROCK my World For the INCOLSA workshops I’m presenting with Sharon and Dan Wiseman, I’ve been looking at some of the best user-centered, community-centric, forward thinking PL web sites there are. If you asked me to name a couple today, out of many many excellent […]
Check out Will Richardson’s post: http://www.weblogg-ed.com/2005/05/06#a3517 Good stuff and it inspires me. He concludes: I’m going to bet that most bloggers who stick with it do so because they are fearless learners. We want to know more, push our thinking, exchange ideas. We have found teachers that inspire us and […]