Skagirlie ponders: http://www.skagirlie.net/wpblog/index.php?p=205 And I wonder, as she does, if this is a global thing. We had a wave a few years ago of embracing the Web as a one way information tool (for the most part) and now social software, such as blogs, IM, flickr, etc, (as well as Gaming which can really heat things up) has created a whole new divide between the Millennial librarians who ache to implement and use these hot tools and the Boomer Libs who proceed with caution and possibly trepidation. Thoughts?
This is a catch up post. On June 8, Sharon and Dan Wiseman and I finished up our three workshop series “Reinventing Libraries” for the Indiana Cooperative Library Service Authority. It was most thought-provoking and engaging! We started with an “around the room” asking folks what they had done since we started in April. Answers included: Loaded IM on all public computers so library patrons can use their screenames One person said “I now get 95% of my news from blogs” One person started a blog We also discussed the unintended consequences of technology, specifically all the planning that went […]