Categories Library 2.0/Web 2.0


Join me at the next Library 2.016 online mini-conference in June: Library as Classroom June 15th, 2016 12:00 – 3:00pm US-Pacific Time In A New Culture of Learning, authors Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown write, “Where imaginations play, learning happens.” This could and should define our services for now and […]

Library 2.016: Library as Classroom Online Mini-Conference Call for Proposals




Swoon, a photo by Oak Park Public Library on Flickr. Monica harris writes: If you could draw your whole world, what would be in it? Join us for an Idea Box of your own creation, April 3 – 30, at the Oak Park Public Library Main Library. Follow

Swoon




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Stephens, M. (2008). Taming technolust: Ten steps for planning in a 2.0 world. Reference and User Services Quarterly, 47, 4, 314-317. Note: This article was originally published in RUSQ and on the RUSQ Blog. Permission has been granted to share it here as well. I’ll be using it for a […]

Taming Technolust: Ten Steps for Planning in a 2.0 World ...


GetGlue and LibraryThing got me thinking about how we could make the library an even neater place if we could somehow integrate these services into what we do.  Imagine going into a library and heading for the catalog.  You start your search and because of LibraryThing you can read other […]

Enriching the library experience: an idea



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I am happy to announce the full text of both of my ALA Library Technology Reports are available now at the new TTW companion site The Hyperlinked Library. The rest of the site is currently under construction, but for now you’ll find: Web 2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social […]

Web 2.0 & Libraries Parts 1 & 2 Available Free ...


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Note from Michael : I am honored to have written over two years of The Transparent Library with Michael Casey. I am pleased he took me up on an offer to do a guest post about participatory service for the Salzburg Global Seminar week. I asked him to explore where […]

Revisiting Participatory Service in Trying Times – a TTW Guest ...



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Next week I’ll be taking part in the Salzburg Global Institute program Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture: http://www.salzburgglobal.org/current/sessions.cfm?IDSpecial_Event=2961 As key stewards of our culture and heritage, libraries and museums have traditionally enjoyed, and to a great extent still do enjoy, a unique role and special responsibility within societies around […]

Next Week: Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory ...


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 […]

Supercharge your CPD: 23 Things for Professional Development – A ...