Administrators face two conundrums with Web 2.0 tools. David Weinberger called the first a “conundrum of control” in his book Everything is Miscellaneous. This conundrum states that organizational leaders have an important interest in ensuring that 2.0 tools are used to further the organization’s mission. However, the more controls that they […]
Navigating the New Normal: Strategies for Success Information Today invites proposals for presentations at Internet Librarian International 2011, to be held at the Copthorne Tara Hotel in London on 27 & 28 October 2011. We are now in a time best characterised as the “New Normal”. The new normal isn’t […]
There are costs to maintaining and fully supporting technologies. For every dollar of software or hardware that is purchased, there are additional dollars that must be committed to implementation and ongoing support. Most organizations have lists of “supported” technologies and much longer lists of “unsupported” technologies. Yet, we continue to […]
Rita Londo, originally uploaded by Lester Public Library. Rita Londo – Video/Oral History available at the Lester Public Library, Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Via Gordon’s Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Blog comes this interview with Dr. Troy Swanson: http://ictcenter.blogspot.com/2011/02/community-college-blogging-podcast.html I’ve know Troy for sometime and was very pleased to watch his research unfold. Here are some details from the post: On Thursday I had the pleasure of talking with Dr Troy Swanson, an Associate […]
Download the paper here: The Hyperlinked Library (PDF) Libraries continue to evolve. As the world has changed with emerging mechanisms for global communication and collaboration, so have some innovative, cutting edge libraries. My model for the Hyperlinked Library is born out of the ongoing evolution of libraries and library services. […]
This time we are all in the front line, originally uploaded by Phil Bradley.
Social Media, Libraries, and Web 2.0: How American Libraries are Using New Tools for Public Relations and to Attract New Users – Third Survey November 2010 View more documents from Curtis Rogers. Dr. Curtis Rogers shares a report of his most recent survey. This is useful, practical data to explore.
Mrs. Miller Visited my Library- 1/21/11, originally uploaded by Litandmore. Mr. Schu writes: My first graders (IL) are book buddies with Shannon’s (IA) first graders. On Monday they will meet for the first time via Skype. Shannon and I did a test run today.
Tech Petting Zoo: charging….charging, originally uploaded by Librarian In Black.