It’s total cheese to say: here’s your assignment if you choose to accept it. But, I kinda just did. Below you will visit many links. As you pay a visit, pretend you are stressed-out, Infectious Disease Researcher under a serious time constraint to stop a virulent Adenovirus strain. [...]
Note: we also get the results from the social media survey. Open all the links at once: http://linkbun.ch/52i -thanks infodoodads.com
Sharing PDFs At times, I want to share parts of an article (like with you.) So I tested an online tool to extract an abstract from the article I [...]
You answered, Why am I a librarian (or insert your favorite information professional title here)? Thank you for a set of fun responses. Why I did I open the question to all information professionals? There are a lot of unique roles in libraries. There are a bunch of names for [...]
Have you ever walked into a door you thought was open? I can’t tell you how many screen doors I’ve walked through living in Florida. Ever wonder what the heck you are running into where you work? Ever thought about what Resistance is? Ever felt like there was a force preventing [...]
Via Stephen’s Lighthouse:
A List of Objections, Replies and Concessions Regarding Social Media and Tools
1. I suffer from information overload already.
Try just skimming messages in some fora – you may need to look closely at every email you get but you don’t have to look at every [...]
“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 in their communities?”
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.
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