I’m finishing up the first draft of my “technolust” article today. IMing with Jenny and reading over my notes, I’ve decided Kansas City is, in the words of Beck, “where it’s at.” David King, cool IT/Web guy there just sent me this page for the KC initiative to get 100 […]

Kansas City is Rockin My World

Nice post at Liz’s mamamusings:: http://mamamusings.net/archives/2004/05/03/teaching_new_technologies.php I enjoy Liz’s stuff a lot. This one I particularly liked. As a fella who someday would like to teach, this bit was interesting: The future, I think, is to let go of the traditional approach of teaching how to do things in a […]

Liz lawley on Teaching New Technologies

Check out this Wired piece about shuffling: http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,63068,00.html?tw=rss.TOP As I sit here this chilly Saturday am at Panera Bread, writing the tech planning article and blogging, I’m shuffling and it’s wonderful… I’d forgotten about “Love is a Stranger” by the Eurythmics and Blondie’s “Shayla.”


Librarians are great! One of the real pleasures of talking about blogging is seeing what people start to invent for themselves with the tools, rather than assuming that the tools are good for some handful of particular things. – Ken Smith http://www.mchron.net/site/edublog.php?id=P2679 I had lunch yesterday with IUSB Director Michelle […]

Weblogs in Higher Education and the IUSB Librarians

Library consultant Richard Dougherty detailed the 5 requirements of offering digital reference in the May 2002 issue of American Libraries. They include: ? Staffing ? Acquiring the Technology ? Training staff ? Promotion ? Creating policy These five gems could be applied to any technology planning in a library setting. […]

Pondering a New Service?

Jenny points to this…while Aaron and Chris are blogging about it as well. Here’s what I’ve gathered in the year or so I’ve been connected: IM with colleagues works! I have planned conference presentations with some good library folks, cried on a dear colleague’s virtual shoulder when things seemed opretty […]

That Instant Messaging is so HOT right now