“So when you’re near me, darling can’t you hear me – SOS” ABBA Nice IM tale: Some managers were meeting at my library, including my colleague and friend Julie who uses her laptop for note taking and looking up documents as needed for meetings (hint hint to librarians who have laptops but never move them from their desks!). Julie also had her IM app open. From three floors above came an IM from the person working her desk in Sights and Sounds: “SOS.” It seems there was a little equipment crisis for a meeting room. Julie was able to solve […]
http://blog.searchenginewatch.com/blog/050616-191102 Most interesting bit to me: “Hopefully, more people will become hip to the fact that many library services, not only databases, are accessible without having to go to the library building.” Gary Price I like this statement for a couple of reasons: We really need to shift our thinking from our physical libraries. Now before you get irked at me: I’m not saying forget the building, I’m saying balance services between a strong Web presence and a physical space that draws folks in, from Boomers to Gamers and back again. Second it’s indicative that services are changing and those […]
I’m thrilled to report I’m going back to London this fall, with Walking Paper’s Aaron Schmidt,, for a couple of presentations and a workshop at Internet Librarian International. I am also presenting with Rob Coers, my library trainer chum from the Netherlands. Here’s the list: 1. Digital Tools for Collaboration, 10 October, 10:30-11:30, a joint session with Aaron Schmidt and Brian Kelly 2. Twenty Technology Teaching Tips, 10 October 11:45-12:30, a joint session with Rob Coers 3. The Blogger’s Toolkit, 9 October 10:00-13:00, a pre-conference workshop Here’s the site: http://www.internet-librarian.com/index.shtml
I heart my home away from home library. Look at this cool set by a flickr user who works there: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dbeery/sets/479802/
I just weighed in myself… http://freerangelibrarian.com/archives/062005/comments_welcomed_t.php I owe TTW readers a boatload of posts, but I am gosh darn tuckered out! (I’ve been in Texas for 5 days!) More tomorrow…
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Hi all! No posts for awhile because I’ve been running workshops in Connecticut and now I’m heading to Denton for a weekend class, a wiki demo and some elbow rubbing with the new cohort!
Here’s a sample post!
Congrats to Rob Coers for being named in the Top Ten LIS blogs of the Netherlands! Here’s his blog: http://www.robcoers.nl/blog/ http://blogger.xs4all.nl/ritanila/archive/2005/06/08/42358.aspx