By Michael Casey & Michael Stephens
We’ve been writing this column for more than two years, and though it’s been a wonderful experience, it’s time to move on to other projects and topics. We appreciate the feedback we’ve received on the LJ site, via emails, and in person—including all of those wonderful “please keep this [...]
Download the Virginia Beach Version of the Slides here.
The good folks at Virginia Beach Public Libraries asked me back this year to talk about building community with social tools. This was perfect timing because I had just read Peter Block’s Community: The Structure of Belonging and I’ve been working [...]
I’m taught my last weekend of LIS768 in St. Paul at the College of St. Catherine last week. The final Saturday of class is always group project day. Take a look:
One group developed a Ning for librarians: The Library Lounge. They also gave a presentation of background info and their findings from theexperience.
Another group developed a [...]
I am particularly enjoying this slide this morning.
Here are the slides as PDF from the original keynote file.
Links for the presentation today:
Technoplans Vs Technolust at Library Journal 2004
Taming Technolust article at RUSQ: http://www.rusq.org/2008/08/18/taming-technolust/
ACRL Changing Roles
“Let Go of Control” Cell Phone Sign: http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibrarian/1924719853
Brian Herzog’s [...]
The first wave of Context Book Reports are coming in via the LIS768ers up in Minnesota. I have policy of not pointing to individual student work during the semester, but if you are curious about what students thought of various books take a look:
Thanks to the authors who replied to student emails for [...]
This is an interesting interview:
Eszter Hargittai, an assistant professor in Northwestern University’s sociology department, has discovered that students aren’t nearly as Web-savvy as they, or their elders, assume.
Ms. Hargittai studies the technological fluency of college freshmen. She found that they lack a basic understanding of such terms as BCC (blind copy on [...]
I wanted to give as much credit as possible to the incredible folks who share their photos on Flickr and offer use vi the Creative Commons. All of these images are used in the new version of The Hyperlinked Library.
The Library of the Past: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/533005659/
Web 2.0 Logos: http://flickr.com/photos/stabilo-boss/93136022/
Citations & Links Noted in the Hyperlinked Library Presentations
Singapore Flickr: http://flickr.com/photos/snapsg
Singapore Flickr 2: http://www.aarontanlive.com/2008/06/singapores-national-library-on-flickr.html
These Things are Opportunities:
Google’s Share: http://blog.searchenginewatch.com/blog/080715-152041
Laying the Foundation
“Social Machines” – Continuous Computing: http://www.technologyreview.com/Infotech/14664/?a=f
What is Web 2.0?: http://tinyurl.com/743r5
2.0 Memes: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dionh/83654635/’
Library 2.0: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6365200.html
OCLC Perceptions: http://www.oclc.org/reports/2005perceptions.htm
Sharpen these skills for Librarian 2.0
One of the principles I would add to the Library 2.0 meme is that “the Library is human” because it makes the library a social and emotionally engaging center for learning and experience. Librarian 2.0, then, is the “strategy guide” for helping users find information, gather knowledge and [...]
Henry Jenkins posts about new CMS graduate student orientation at MIT, including a book discussion!
Another highlight of today’s events will be our book discussion. Each year, we choose a recent book in the field of media studies (or a sampler of recent articles) which we ask all of the students to read over the [...]