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Via It’s All Good: Wednesday, June 25, 2008—The British Columbia Library Association (BCLA) announces the appointment of Alane Wilson as Executive Director of the BCLA, effective June 30th, 2008. Alane Wilson was most recently Senior Library Market Consultant with OCLC in Dublin, Ohio. During her time with OCLC, Alane Wilson […]

Reinvention: Alane Wilson Style! 1

TTWNostalgic Helene Blowers has been named the winner of the 2008 LITA/Library Hi Tech award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology.  Emerald and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association, sponsor the award. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in communicating to […]

Congrats Helene Blowers!


Citations & Links Noted in the Hyperlinked Library Presentations Introduction Singapore Flickr: Singapore Flickr 2: These Things are Opportunities: Google’s Share: Laying the Foundation “Social Machines” – Continuous Computing: What is Web 2.0?: Generators: 2.0 Memes:’ Library 2.0: OCLC Perceptions: OCLC Sharing: Pew […]


Links in “The Hyperlinked Library 2008” 2

Some synchronicity: Kathryn Greenhill notes her new job title: Emerging Technologies Specialist — Actually, the contract says “Librarian – Emerging Technologies” – but we’re still sorting that bit out… I’m still at Murdoch University and based in the library. The position is funded 50% by the library and 50% […]

Oh My! How those LIS Jobs are a-changing! 5


Speaking Michael speaks on a variety of topics related to libraries, people, and technology. Check to see if he will be speaking somewhere you’ll be attending or in your area on the Upcoming Presentations page. Please feel free to contact Michael for more information about speaking at your event or for […]


Speaking & Presentations

Clare Leibfarth, Medical Librarian at the Affinity Medical Center Doctors Campus in Massillon, Ohio writes: Would the readers of the Tame the Web be interested in learning about the conference blog for the Joint Chapter MLA Meeting in Omaha? This morning I posted an “interview” with MLA President Mark […]

Great Example of Conference Blogging!


Web 2.0 & Libraries, Part 2: Trends and Technologies by Michael Stephens Social software, more ubiquitous than ever, continues to have a profound impact on information and communication in the Information Age. From the American Library Association to social software news aggregation, it's clear the trend toward utilizing "Web 2.0" […]


Press Release: Web 2.0 & Libraries, Part 2: Trends and Technologies

David Lee King emailed and asked me for some quotes/thoughts on telling stories in the library for his forthcoming book — a chapter on Community-Focused Digital Experience. In looking back I didn’t realize that the “telling stories” theme had been running through my work. Here’s a few of my favorites. […]

Telling the Library’s Story: A TTW Fave 1