Via Stephen’s Lighthouse: http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/ten_common_objections_to_socia.php Emphasis mine: A List of Objections, Replies and Concessions Regarding Social Media and Tools 1. I suffer from information overload already. Possible replies: Try just skimming messages in some fora – you may need to look closely at every email you get but you don’t have […]
“There are countless examples/case studies of libraries being the center of the communities in which they serve. What is the best example of “libraries building communities” that you have come across or experienced? What do you see happening in the future in empowering libraries to play even a greater role […]
http://www.librarything.com/thingology/2006/12/is-your-opac-fun-manifesto-of-sorts.php This is about participation! Give patrons a reason to check in every day—something about the books, and ideally about them and the books, not some “trick” like free movie passes. Read the whole post!