Daily Archives: February 21, 2005

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Six Tips to Enjoy Computers in Libraries 2005

I am really looking forward to this year’s Computers in Libraries conference at the Washington DC Hilton March 16-18. This will be my sixth trip out to DC for this conference! I’ve been reading Chad’s writing at Hidden Peanuts and was happy to see he found a way to attend CIL this year — his first. I would recommend this conference to any librarian interested in learning more about what is happening in that space where technology and libraries meet. For those going, have fun! Here are Six Tips to Enjoy Computers in Libraries 2005: 1. Six Feet Under: Don’t […]

Exploring Weblogs at Purdue University

Last Friday I presented a 90 minute talk on Weblogs, RSS and Wikis for a group of 35 Purdue University librarians. It was a wonderful experience! My goals for the session: Demonstrate how powerful blog software can be to meet the needs of delivering content externally and internally in libraries Provide explanation of how blogging works, what RSS is about and how to use Bloglines to gather content. Define some of the top tech trends swirling around this whole idea of blogs/rss/wikis… and OSS, folksonomies, etc. Some of the coolest parts: * Playing Karen’s podcast of TTT on some great […]