Don’t miss this new blog from American Libraries & Jason Griffey:
http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/perpetualbeta (Hey – is there a feed for this blog available? Am I missing it?)
This space will be a place where you will be able to find the very edge of new technologies, as well as tips and tricks about how [...]
The Librarian in Black writes:
I’m pleased to announce that my first book, Technology Training in Libraries, is set to be released in March of this year!
This book has been a labor of love for the last year. In it, I walk you through setting up a technology training program in your library, [...]
Via all sorts of wonderful bloggers comes this video prototyping the future of Sports Illustrated. Karl Fisch had this to say:
More evidence that the way we interact with “text” is changing. To combine and paraphrase something I’ve heard David Warlick say more than once with something Jason Ohler says:
We need to [...]
In Mick Jacobsen’s post, “An Unformed Thought,” in which he discussed the possibility of libraries acting as a hub for information technology needs such as website design and hosting, he hit on a core value of librarianship – community building. As we strive to build library spaces that are usable and promote interaction and collaboration, [...]
A new survey from Forester finds that Gen X info workers are leading the charge for innovation and change with collaborative technology.
This summary is fascinating, especially as I comb through 400 responses from Learning 2.0 participants in Australia. Some respondents actually echo these findings: younger people on staff could use the tools but [...]
Don’t miss this post by Aaron Schmidt:
On Wednesday afternoons during the Summer outside of the MLK Jr. Memorial Library in Washington DC you will find a table full of friendly librarians talking to the passersby. The librarians also bring out an assortment of library materials to illustrate what’s available in the [...]
Sad news, Rachel Singer Gordon’s Tech Static is calling it quits. Tech Static is/was an outstanding resource for reviews of technology books. Anybody who has collected Dewey 000s knows just how difficult it is to find credible, reliable, and well written reviews of computer books. This is especially true for those who collect that area [...]
I’m reading through Robin Hastings’ new Library Technology Report called “Collaboration 2.0.” This is one LTR not to miss! And don’t miss Dan Freeman’s interview with Robin at TechSource:
Dan Freeman: So your topic for this issue is Collaboration 2.0. Can you define this concept [...]
Download the Virginia Beach Version of the Slides here.
The good folks at Virginia Beach Public Libraries asked me back this year to talk about building community with social tools. This was perfect timing because I had just read Peter Block’s Community: The Structure of Belonging and I’ve been working [...]