Daily Archives: October 4, 2006

2 posts

Tech Tips for Every Librarian: Keeping Up With Keeping Up

In the October issue of CIL, Rachel helps librarians keep in the know: We can use blogs to market our institutions; we can also use them as an integral component in our personal professional development plans. Perhaps not surprisingly, many “techie” librarians tend to create blogs in their areas of expertise, and their blend of technological know-how and library-specific focus makes their blogs a great place to start a quest for technical knowledge. Due to the mechanics of publishing cycles, blogs also tend to report on technologies and their implementations in libraries before the traditional media. Select blogs based on […]

Upcoming Presentations (Fall Schedule)

Friday October 6, 2006. Keynote and Sessions, “Surveying the Library Technology Landscape,” “The Big Picture: Toward Library 2.0. Training, Technology, & Planning,” & “The User-Centric Library: What OCLC’s User Perceptions Report Means for Public Libraries,” Polaris Users Group Conference, Syracuse, NY. Monday, October 9, 2006 Library & Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa, Next Generation Libraries, “Ten Top Technologies for 2006” http://www.lianza.org.nz/events/conference2006/programme.html#ten (Via the Web!) Wednesday, October 11, 2006. Technology Tools Workshop, Iowa Library Association Conference. Thursday, October 12, 2006. Keynote, Library 2.0: Planning, People, & Participation, Iowa Library Association Conference. October 15 & 16, Internet Librarian International, London, England: […]