I am currently developing screencasts for an exciting new project mpowwill roll out in the near future.
While looking at a stupidly designed, but very useful database, I thought “Why would any patron watch a tutorial on how to navigate this mess? They want an answer to a question, not a walk through of a [...]
The Importance of the Non-Techie or How I Learned to Stop Pulling Out My Hair and Love my Luddite by: Mick Jacobsen
My wife mocks Twitter thoroughly, “You don’t even know these people,” she repeats. She thinks Facebook/MySpace is weird. She considers online gaming to be silly. She wasn’t sure about this whole “Blog Thing” [...]
Rick Roche writes:
I had several surprises:
I expected audiobooks to be a primary interest with the group because we promote iPod books that we circulate from the reference desk. Music, however, was the primary interest of this group. Only a couple had borrowed our iPods for the audiobooks. Several did express interest in [...]
I can tell a lot of work and thought went into this series of workshops:
Well done Bobbi & Robin!
Check out the video tutorials from the good folks at Franklin Park Public Library:
Via Library trainer Lori Reed:
From the Starbucks Web site, “That amounts to almost a half a million hours of training in one night.”
My first thought on hearing this announcement was publicity stunt. Why do you need to close for training? Why can’t you do it before or after closing or off site? [...]
There’s always some great content at the School Library Journal Web site. This video by Jeffrey Hastings, exploring the ASUS Eee PC 701 4G sub-notebook, is an extension of his published review. It expands visually on the review in a fun and informative manner. The possibilities for using video in this manner excite me: [...]
Greetings! I’m embedded at the Panera Bread at the corner of State Street and Congress Parkway in downtown Chicago, waiting for my first class of the semester to begin. LIS701: Introduction to Library and Information Science will be Wednesday nights inside the Harold Washington Library Center of the Chicago Public Library. I am really looking [...]
Rock on Steve! Thanks for another great post in the “Learn More” series.