Tonight, I’m subbing for my colleague Joe Sipocz in his Info literacy class at IUSB. Here’s the outline, courtesy of Nancy at IUSB. (And I added a few things as well…) I’m putting it here for easy access
1. What is the Internet?
A. Definitions B. How does it work? C. History D.What is on [...]
Rock on Stephanie Zimmerman… her images came into my aggregator today. Hot stuff, especially this:
What a great way to promote training in a library!
I meant to blog this a few weeks ago, but here it is…still timely in my book.
“The average American internet user is not sure what podcasting is, what an RSS feed does, or what the term “phishing” means…”
Pew lists eight techie terms in the report and I kid you not, your [...]
Chad, making the move to his first big library job, posts this:
I’ve had a slight change in my job description. Together with another new hire, I’ll be in charge of most of UAH’s student instruction efforts. So glad I took a course on it last semester! I admit to being a bit nervous: [...]
Training should be viewed as a necessity, not a luxury; as mandatory, not voluntary; and as comprehensive, not superficial. Training should be both theoretical and practical. The consequence of poor training will be that our users will lose confidence in librarians: They will think that librarians have joined the ranks of others that have fallen [...]
And I wonder, as she does, if this is a global thing. We had a wave a few years ago of embracing the Web as a one way information tool (for the most part) and now social software, such as blogs, IM, flickr, etc, (as well as Gaming which can really heat [...]
My library train ing colleague Rob Coers has been “on the road.” This, my friends, is a sweet training gig! He’s covered weblogs, RSS, databases and more!
This my friends is a sweet training gig! He’s covered weblogs, RSS, databases and more!
Here’s what Babelfish had to say about the picture above: “Lianne Leonaora [...]
LiB has posted her Tech Training Competencies! And I am a happy guy!
I did a similar thing a few years ago for SJCPL but this stuff is incredible, current and useful. Read it! Do you have these skills? (SKILLZ) Does your staff?
This set of competencies is intended to serve as a [...]
Aaron’s | Jessamyn |Rose Read
Classes I Wish I Could Teach At My Library (But Can?t):
Music for the Masses: This workshop will teach partipants how to mount their entire music collections for sharing on the Peer to Peer networks. Best practices, innovative tips and legal advice if you’re busted round out a dynamic two [...]
No one is born knowing everything
Ya gotta learn sometime
I know lots about library techie stuff, but not everyone is like me
I don’t know much about other areas of librarianship.. but someone else does.
Read his post here and don’t miss the last paragraph! This is perfect LIS blogging, friends!