Tags CIL2008



Library Revolution ponders “one point that kept coming up at Computers in Libraries is the importance of not asking for feedback unless you actually intend on doing something with it.” http://libraryrevolution.com/2008/04/15/feedback-followthrough-and-rick-astley/ When you ask your staff, users, and colleagues for feedback, are you prepared to do something with that feedback? Do […]

“I just wanna tell you how I’m feeling” – Doing ...




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One of my goals for the summer is to get a handle on Drupal. I’d like to incorporate it into LIS753 Internet Fundamentals and Design at Dominican. I’d like to assign workgroups the task of creating a library Web site with the OSS app. How’s the learning curve folks? I […]

Drupal and Libraries



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My time at CIL was short so I didn’t attend much, including the feedback session for Swift. I am glad to get caught up via some excellent blogging: Ryan Deschamps: http://otherlibrarian.wordpress.com/2008/04/13/no-tell-me-what-you-really-think/ I think ITI got user needs right for the conference. My needs? Top of the line speakers, organized sessions […]

More Feedback on Swift and Otter Group at CIL




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Don’t miss Nancy Dowd’s shared presentation from CIL2008: http://www.slideshare.net/ndowd/giving-your-marketing-a-second-life/ I was very happy to meet Nancy in person after our talk. I really appreciate what she does and her take on marketing in libraries. Her thoughts on transparency and the Old School are spot on and should be discussed. Have […]

The Old School & Transparency


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I was honored to present yesterday at CIL2008 with Michael Casey. We had not been on the same speaking ticket since 2006 when we helped launch Helene Blower’s Learning 2.0 program at PLCMC. The CIL presentation was in tandem and titled “Transparency, Planning & Change: See-Through Libraries,” created in part from […]

Transparency, Planning & Change: See-Through Libraries