Daily Archives: August 14, 2006

Darien Library, one of my favorite L2 examples and site of a recent Roadshow stop, is circulating USB drives! http://www.darienlibrary.org/connections/info-tech/archives/2006/08/extra_usb_drives_to_the_rescue.html We recently purchased five additional high-capacity USB or “flash” drives, making for a total of 10 drives in circulation that may be borrowed free of charge. (These are in addition […]

USB Friendly!

Via Deborah Hotchkiss, SC State Library: http://darmano.typepad.com/logic_emotion/2006/07/visualizing_the.html The Connectors, Mavens, and Salesmen help fuel the growth of the Social Media Network (shown behind). Each type of individual possesses a complimentary quality that when combined, creates an infectious momentum which spreads rapidly. From wikipedia: * Connectors: Those with wide social circles. […]

Visualizing the Tipping Point

http://blogaboutlibraries.com/2006/08/use-what-they-use-now.html why in the world doesn’t every library with an internet connection offer IM Reference? This includes my own library where I have introduced the concept to my staff on a couple occasions, but where we have still not taken steps to get it going. My sense is that some […]

It won’t be long before IM is the “phone” and ...