Categories Library 2.0/Web 2.0

For new librarians entering the field of academic librarianship, there is an expectation to continue and evolve the Participatory Service methodology. Luckily, it is not a forced expectation, but rather one of excitement and, dare I say, glee. The ability of academic libraries to effectively reach and engage students in […]

A Burgeoning Librarian’s Perspective : A TTW Guest Post by Terri Rieck 3


I’m updating some slides and prepping for spring classes today. I was pleased to find this wonderful staff directory page for the Todd Library at Waubonsee Community College: Not only do I get a photo of the staff member, I also get access to their social media presence as […]


Integrating Staff Personal Social Media Presence into Library Web Site = Human Touch 5

Portland Public Teen Library: 2010 Year In Review on Prezi I’ve been thinking a lot about transparency this year.  It might have to do with  the term becoming a buzz word of some sorts, or maybe because the ongoing discussion concerning Wikileaks in news media.  A huge part of me, […]

Portland Public Teen Library: 2010 Year In Review


I’m not a library director.  Heck, who knows if I’ll ever be a library director.  But spend some time working in a public library and you’ll see a common theme: most employees and the public have no clue what a library director does.  There’s this belief that the library director […]


The Transparent Library Director 9