There’s been quite an evolution in one Office lately.
One member of the White House new-media team came to work on Tuesday, right after the swearing-in ceremony, only to discover that it was impossible to know which programs could be updated, or even which computers could be used for which purposes. The team members, [...]
This book was a very easy read about a subject that is not intuitive to me being a digital immigrant. I appreciate that the book has chosen a broad audience to address that includes parents, educators, and librarians— to create a conversation between all those who have high stakes in dealing with the changing needs of the digital native [...]
Ten Trends & Technologies for 2009
by Michael Stephens
Download a PDF of the post here.
Welcome to the 2009 version of TTW’s annual look at the trends and technologies that I believe will impact what we do in libraries and information centers. This post ties in with several presentations I will be giving this [...]
I’m gearing up for my Education Institute presentation tomorrow with a presentation and a big blog post. I’ll be speaking to the group via the phone and encourage participants to check in via Twitter as well so we can have some chatter as well.
Here are the details:
In fact, use this mark so [...]
Run don’t walk to checkout the new DCPL IPhone App for the catalog:
Hurrah for alternative OPAC interfaces! I’m very pleased to let you know that the DCPL iPhone app went live last night. You can download it from the iTunes app store here. Functionality in this version includes:
searching for [...]
From the comments on the Question post.
I was following a thread by Phil Bradley about Facebook and bosses and found this:
Charlie says this:
As an IT professional I believe it would be a short-sighted and risky to allow employees or contractors to even possibly exchange corporate/business information through an unaccountable service such as facebook.
For the following reasons:
One of my former students, Mikael Jacobsen, has an article in the NetConnect at LJ:
The Historical Map of Franklin Park has proven to be the most popular and has been viewed over 8700 times since it was first published in late May 2008. It was originally conceived as a simple visual guide to [...]
Don’t miss “Stranger Than We Know” by Jason Griffey in the new LJ: (emphasis mine for HOTness)
So how do librarians interact with this level of mobile, always on, information space? The most important thing we can do is to ensure that when the technology matures, we are ready to deliver content to it. [...]
I caught note of this via Twitter. Thanks Kenley!
Take a look at this post at the Luria Library’s blog. They’ve turned on video comments as well as sharing an embedded slide show that details basic searching of Ebscohost.
This so ties into my takeaways from spending a day at IDEA2008. So much [...]