Daily Archives: December 22, 2005

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TTW Favorites

Via Ken Smith: http://www.mchron.net/site/edublog.php?id=P3344 Greatest Hits Collection: Tim Porter went on holiday and left behind a list of what he considers to be his best pieces. This is a list of maybe four dozen posts, with a link and a brief synopsis for each one. That’s an act of self-scrutiny that many bloggers should undertake, if we dare. Bloggers need to do what they can to give some staying power to their best writing. I thought I’d pull out my all-time favorite TTW posts and point to them here. Links to the posts are BOLD. TTW Favorites! The Balanced Librarian: […]

“It’s Time for a Library 2.0 Conference”

Via an IM from Jenny this am: http://olcit.blogspot.com/2005/12/its-time-for-library-20-conference_15.html Don Yarman writes at the Ohio Libraries Council Blog: “This morning, I decided that I want to see a “Library 2.0” conference in Ohio. I want national speakers (from St Joseph County, from Ann Arbor, from Seattle Public, from Salt Lake City Public) to talk about the transformation of their buildings and services to meet their patrons where they are. I want gaming demonstrations. I want OCLC to come and talk about their findings regarding user perceptions and the library brand. I want an art/design company to create avatars for librarians to […]

Ten Defining Moments: Library 2.0 Events of 2005

Via Stephen Abram, who writes about L2 here. The Web 2.0 Meme: http://business2.blogs.com/business2blog/2005/12/the_year_of_web.html Top Ten Web 2.0 Moments of 2005 by Richard McManus: http://blogs.zdnet.com/web2explorer/?p=80 That got me thinking, and talking to some folks, about what were the defining moments of 2005 for the ideas behind Library 2.0? And so many questions to discuss. It’s still early in these discussions to set forth absolutes, but maybe a brain dump is in order. This is not all inclusive, and I welcome the input of others – comment here or post on your blogs. There’s a lot to this discussion. Some folks may […]

What Library Blogs Can Do For You

A nice post at a newish blog: http://rhlspace.blogspot.com/2005/12/what-library-blogs-can-do-for-you.html This post pionts to two great passages from Laurel Clyde’s book Weblogs and Libraries. A nice reminder of excellent scholarly work from someone the information science community lost too soon.