Daily Archives: September 29, 2006

5 posts

Those Pesky Librarians!

Just a quick, very nice example of school library blogging and Flickr in action: The Pescosolido Library at The Governor’s Academy in Byfield, MA has a blog and a Flickr account. Jennifer Brown, one of the librarians at this grade 9-12 Independent School, wrote share some URLs: http://thepeskylibrary.blogspot.com/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/peskylibrary/ Thanks Jennifer! Keep it up!

TTW Mailbox: Library Facebook Shut Down

Did you know Facebook was shutting down accounts for libraries? Hi Michael — It was a pleasure to meet you at the Kentucky Library Association Conference. This is the link to my post about the UK Libraries Facebook profile being shut down: http://sla-divisions.typepad.com/itbloggingsection/2006/09/librarys_face bo.html We’ll be posting updates as we have them. Best, Stacey Greenwell Head, Desktop Support University of Kentucky Libraries This will be interesting to watch. I wish you the best getting access to your content!

TTW Mailbox: More Conference Blogging

I saw your recent post on Tame the Web about the KLA Conference blog. I thought you might be interested to know that the Midwest Chapter / Medical Library Association will be meeting in Louisville October 9-10 – and we are just starting up a blog to cover the conference. As the chapter newsletter editor, I’m doing most of the posting here before the conference to get things rolling. And believe me, I am learning a lot on a very steep learning curve! We are also planning to post photos, but the technical aspects of that are yet to be […]

John Berry on Michael Gorman in LJ

Via Jenny: John Berry, in an editorial at LJ, ponders Michael Gorman’s legacy as president of ALA: A traditionalist with whom I frequently agree, and just as frequently don’t, Gorman alienated the newest constituency in our professional ranks early on. He attacked the young and not-so-young library bloggers in these very pages (“Revenge of the Blog People,” BackTalk, LJ 2/15/05, p. 44). That, coupled with Gorman’s view that a more traditional approach to library education ought to balance the field’s obsessions with new information technology, turned off a huge number of the young technolibrarians so prominent in librarianship now. The […]