Daily Archives: August 27, 2006

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Reinvention: David Lee King Style!

WooooHoooo! http://www.davidleeking.com/2006/08/27/davids-new-job/ David reports: I have accepted a new job! Starting in October, I will be the Digital Branch & Services Manager (read the job ad, if you’re interested) at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. I’ll be in charge of all things digital – including the website (and building a new, extremely cool library 2.0 site – stay tuned on that one) and the IT department. What did I like about this job? Listen to this: ” … lead a lighly skilled cross-disciplined staff in using new technologies to translate traditional library services into a digital, Library 2.0 […]

On Signs in Libraries (Updated)

Don’t miss: http://blogaboutlibraries.com/2006/08/signs_17.html and Michael Sauers’ Library Signage group at Flickr! I’m glad to see so much discussion about signs and the stories they tell — and the excellent examples of good signs showing up at Flickr! Take a look at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/curtisrogers/223146313/ as well! Update: Don’t miss Steve lawson’s “Shiny Happy Signs!”

Just Say No — to too many projects

http://queequegs.blogspot.com/2006/08/comment-about-culture-of-no.html Erica Reynolds posts about my talk at Northeast Kansas Library System Tech day a couple of weeks ago and the “culture of No:” Many of my colleagues were at NEKLS Tech Day, and they were probably all snickering each time Michael Stephens talked about how important it is to battle the so-called culture of no, because lately, I’ve totally been on the “no” train at work. I’ve had “no” plastered on my laptop, my office door, etc…Because I’ve had to launch a campaign to limit our new projects until we entirely rebuild out Web world from the ground up. […]