Monthly Archives: April 2006



Steve Wilson (corrected! Thanks Steve Lawson!) creates a Squidoo Lens: http://www.squidoo.com/EasyL2/ This lens is meant to augment a presentation I’ll be giving at the Broward County Library Reference Forum on May 9. It’s supposed to be a one-stop shop for bringing yourself up to speed on Library 2.0. Just click […]

Library 2.0 in Three Easy Steps






Posting from the incredible Texas Library association conference, which I’ll write about soon, but here’s a comment about the NJLA post that must be brought up top. Thanks Sophie! Michael, wow! And thanks for blogging a photo from NJLA’s photostream! The NJ Library Association is now blogging, and to kick […]

Making IT Simple


Before I head out for Texas, one more link: http://www.blyberg.net/2006/04/25/overcoming-the-tech-deficit-and-helping-others-to/ Blyberg blows me away yet again with a well-reasoned essay about libraries that are “tech-depressed.” Give it a read! One of my favorite bits (of many!): Long-term planning I was interested to hear from one individual at Library Camp who […]

Tech Deficit




My Avatar In between writing my proposal and Library Technology Report, I’ve spent a bit of time visiting the Second Life Library 2.0. It’s fascinating. My avatar, Stephen Mandelbrot, stumbled around looking for the library until two of my fellow bibliobloggers assisted me. Anyway, it’s surely something to be aware […]

Second Life Library 2.0



A lot of folks have already linked, but allow me to point you to http://engagedpatrons.org/ from Glenn Peterson at Hennepin County PL. And I agree with Sarah: It’s a HUGE deal! From the site: EngagedPatrons.org provides web services for public library websites. We enable you to offer events listings, blogs […]

Engage Your Patrons