Daily Archives: June 16, 2006

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Reinvention Yet Again! Congratulations Michael Casey

This little fact snuck it’s way this week onto Michael Casey’s About Page at Library Crunch: He’s also the Division Director of Technology Services for the Gwinnett County Public Library. WoooHoo! Congrats to Michael for moving up from Branch Manager to Division Director of Technology! I have been knocked out by the caliber of the posts at Library Crunch since last fall, Michael’s work opening the new branch at Gwinnett and his thoughts on technology planning, creating new services and user-centric libraries. What a perfect position to move into! I am also happy to report Michael and I will be […]

OPAL Presentations & Extra Links!

Michael Stephens’ OPAL presentation, SL cam Originally uploaded by informationgoddess29. A few folks listened to the talks in Second Life! These are the added links from discussion that came up during the four presentations I gave on Thursday and Friday for OPAL. We had great groups both days. I really appreciate the folks at OPAL setting it up! It was also available in Second Life! Here are the presentations: http://www.opal-online.org/Stephens200606blogs.htm http://www.opal-online.org/Stephens200606IM.htm http://www.opal-online.org/Stephens200606socialsoft.htm http://www.opal-online.org/Stephens200606buyin.htm Here are the extra links from discussion: Weblogs: http://www.opal-online.org/Stephens200606photo2.jpg Amanda Etches Johnson’s Wiki of Library Weblogs: http://www.blogwithoutalibrary.net/links Great resource and clearinghouse of all types of Biblioblogs! Jenkins […]

On Change

To bury the grape tendril in such a way that it shoots out new growth I recognize easily as a metaphor for the way life must change from time to time if we are to go forward in our thinking. Frances Mayes Under the Tuscan Sun (For everyone on the brink of change, or in the thick of it all….)