Categories On the Library Cluetrain


So much of the content over at the ALAL2 Blogs is incredible! Peter Bromberg blew me away today with his L2 Manifesto. He cross-posted at LG. Go here: http://librarygarden.blogspot.com/2006/05/thoughts-on-ala-bootcamp-l20-manifesto.html I zipped over to the wiki Peter put up and added these about the human voice and PR speak: Conversations flourish […]

Read the Library 2.0 Manifesto

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On the Minnesota tour, I spoke a lot about how libraries can learn from The Cluetrain Manifesto, which says: “These markets are conversations. Their members communicate in language that is natural, open, honest, direct, funny and often shocking. Whether explaining or complaining, joking or serious, the human voice is unmistakably […]

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Markets Are Conversations


Cluetrain Manifesto #95: We are waking up and linking to each other. We are watching. But we are not waiting. I honestly laughed out loud at this comment at FRL concerning another ALA kerfuffle about conference meetings being posted online: In an effort to establish its street cred as a […]

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“We are waking up..and linking to each other..”


Organizational charts worked in an older economy where plans could be fully understood from atop steep management pyramids and detailed work orders could be handed down from on high. Today, the org chart is hyperlinked, not hierarchical. Respect for hands-on knowledge wins over respect for abstract authority.

Cluetrain Manifesto #49 & #50 (or Ponder Flattening Your Library)

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