Monthly Archives: February 2006

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Library 2.0 Discussion Up at SirsiDynix

The SirsiDynix discussion The 2.0 Meme – Web 2.0, Library 2.0, Librarian 2.0 is now available. I was really blown away by Stephen Abram, Michael Casey and John Blyberg. I was honored to join these fellowings and chat around a virtual rountable about 2.0 discussions. The chat about mash ups and user created content really got me thinking. Abram asked us to give a quick overview of our L2 thinking to start. I made some brief notes to prepare, which included this: The principles of Library 2.0 seeks to break down barriers: barriers librarians have placed on services, barriers of […]

Sixteen Ways for Thinking Web 2.0 Dion Hinchcliffe writes: So, in this vein, I took my own studies of Web 2.0 as well as many raw inputs as I could find and came up with a roughly structured list of how to “think” in terms of Web 2.0 ideas. Let me know what you think and as always add your own in the comments below. Let’s create a really terrific guide for those who are just discovering this fascinating and useful study of the next generation of online software. The list and his points are incredible and can be most useful for guiding libraries into […]

About Darn Time!

(David said I could call the post that!) Take a look at David King’s snazzy new blog, complete with categories and such! WooHoo! My favoriter category right now is the postings devoted to the Experience Economy. Give it a read at I’m reminded of the first time I met David — Bob Lewandowskli and I timidly approached him outsdide of XandO (now Cosi) in Dupont Circle at CIL 2004. I just had to say “You Rock” to him about his take on library web sites.

What Alane and Stephen Said!

Great posts about the L2 discussion from two of my all time favorite voices of the biblioblogosphere: Alane writes: Stephen Abram has written a long post, The Library 2.0 ‘Bandwagon’, in which he suggests in what concrete ways Lib2.0 would be different from Lib1.0. If you’re feeling woolly-headed about Lib2.0, read Stephen’s take on it. What he said. “The users are moving into the control position. Libraries are no longer able to drive the good bus ‘library’ alone.” I am pretty sure that when libraries’ systems and services are more transparent and accessible to users, and so may […]