I have a literature review due October 17. I leave for England on the 6th and return on the 16th… so the next four days are devoted to writing 16-20 pages on virtual communities from the articles you see above. It is incredibly interesting and feels like some of the most challenging writing I have ever done!
Read this excellent article…and look deep within yourself and your library’s culture… http://liscareer.com/cunningham_eiq.htm This isn’t really a tech article but many of the points could be applied to how your library handles technology — or doesn’t handle it! Excerpt: These are some great questions to ask in an interview: Describe the morale in the library.? How does the staff socialize together? What are some of the frustrations of the professional and paraprofessional staff? ????? How is information communicated in the library? How are executive decisions made and communicated? How do departments communicate in the library?? Are there mechanisms set up […]
Via eContent: http://www.econtentmag.com/Articles/ArticleReader.aspx?ArticleID=7131 AvantGo has released the results of its 2004 Mobile Lifestyle survey. The September survey of 3,260 AvantGo users, conducted entirely via PDAs and smartphones, was a self-administered survey completed over a two-week period and delivered on mobile devices via the free AvantGo service. Respondents were self-selecting. AvantGo, is a service of iAnywhere, which is a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. The results revealed that 85% of Pocket PC owners and 82% of Palm owners plan to stick with the same operating system with their next purchase. According to the AvantGo survey, the “top 12″ features of an all-in-one […]