Monthly Archives: October 2006

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Web 2.0 / Library 2.0 Developer: Another 2.0 Job (in Germany!)

Via Hans Roes, who I met in Holland at Ticer: Web 2.0 / Library 2.0 Developer Information Resource Center The Information Resource Center (IRC) at International University Bremen (IUB) invites applications for a full-time position for a Web 2.0 / Library 2.0 Developer International University Bremen (IUB) is a private, independent university offering degrees in engineering, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences at bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Founded in 1999, the university now has over 1000 students from over 80 different countries. Core values of the university are excellence, internationality, transdisciplinarity, interactivity and independence. The mission of the […]

Waterloo Library Shortlisted for Provincial Innovation Award The Waterloo Public Library has been shortlisted for a provincial award that recognizes innovation in public library service. The announcement was made by Culture Minister Caroline di Cocco at the official launch of Ontario Public Library Week. WPL has been shortlisted for the 2006 Minister’s Award for Innovation, one of two library awards given by the Minister each year. WPL was recognized in the large library category for its Get Blogging! initiative, which uses weblogs to educate the community about new technologies, to share information and to create a dialogue on information issues with the community. Toronto, Windsor and […]

TTW Mailbox: Moraine Valley Blog, Podcast & Web News

I met Troy Swanson at Internet Librarian and this week he sent me some links to their Blog Development Blog: I wanted to forwarded some info about our PodCasts and Web site that I hope you might find interesting. I have posted a couple of things to our “Blog Development Blog”. Here are the links. “PodCasts Added” “Building Pressures” Good stuff. And I noted that Steven Cohen mentioned these developments as well and pointed to the Moraine Podcast policy: Library PodCast Policies About the Library Event PodCasts The Library Event PodCasts are intended to be a flexible, […]

The Kids are Alright: More from Beck & Wade

Kent Holaday emails: Got this announcement for a new book from Harvard Business School press and thought you might be interested if you haven’t seen it yet. THIS MONTH’S FEATURE “At a time when our culture is rife with stories about the teenager who spends all his time playing video games, Beck and Wade tell the unorthodox side of the story—it turns out that these ‘loners’ are actually gaining skills valuable to business.” —Dr. Douglas C. Merrill, Senior Director, Information Systems, Google, Inc. The Kids Are Alright: How the Gamer Generation Is Changing the Workplace Think video games are kids’ […]

Wiki Wiki! LiB Covers Hotter than Hot Wiki Talks at IL2006

Darren Chase Originally uploaded by travelinlibrarian. Don’t miss: So sorry I missed these presentations but glad to have such excellent conference blogging from the LiB. I am very excited that my former employer SJCPL was represented by Maire Kruppa, who spoke about the SJCPL Subject Guides. Well done all! (Photo: Darren Chase wows the crowd)

What Can We Do With Flickr?

What Can We Do With Flickr? Originally uploaded by cogdogblog. This cluttered desk represents just a small set of powerful ways you can use flickr. This image has been annotated with “notes”, so as you move a mouse over hotspot areas, pop-up messages will appear, some of them with links that can take you elsewhere. Explore these links to learn some ways you can leverage the power of flickr. Run don’t walk to this Flickr shot and follow the many useful links for ideas and inspiration.