Daily Archives: November 3, 2006


Brian Kenney, editor of SLJ, urges public libraries to provide more activities, tools and tech for young people. Most librarians get it..but: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6386666.html It’s the public library directors who need to listen. Staff members need better tools and skills, while their youth need more space, materials, and computers. As Gómez […]

Brian Kenney Challenges Public Library Directors




Rachel Singer Gordon on Library 2.0: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6379554.html Simply put, think about ways to remove barriers. This can be as simple as rethinking our position on no cell phones, no drinks, and no instant messaging. (And we wonder why people run out the door to latch onto the free wireless access […]

Latching on to Access at Panera




http://blogs.talis.com/panlibus/archives/2006/11/stellenbosch_da.php Just a bit that caught my eye from Richard Wallis’s notes at Stellenbosch: The New Learning Landscape Prof Johannes CronjeTeaching and Training Studies University of Pretoria – Who Killed E-learning? The buzz-word e-learning has died The vision of the e-learning doing it all died with it – monumental failures […]

The New Learning Landscape


http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/2006/11/03/this-is-a-library-maven/ This is a pretty bold person. She’s not going to let any native take over the technology, because she’s a leader, an information leader. She hijacks classrooms when the substitute is there. There are never enough lesson plans, so she is able to cover things that she’s been trying […]

SLJ Summit: David Warlick on Diane Chen



(I’m a fanboy!) http://davidwarlick.com/sljsummit/slj_summit.ppt.htm David’s son at college: still carrying on text conversations. It’s not the machine, it’s the information he’s engaged in. Kids are talking, working toward a goal, collaborating and then they come in our schools and WE CUT THEM OFF. Kids think everything should be clickable. What […]

SLJ Summit: David Warlick in the School Library 2.0 Group




Today, I head downtown to participate in the School Library Journal Leadership Summit. In preparation, participants and speakers have grown a wiki of discussion questions, links and insights. Take a look at the School Library 2.0 page and don’t miss Diane Chen’s incredible lists of SL2 links: http://sljsummit.pbwiki.com/School%20Library%202point0 I really […]

SLJ Summit: On Trust, Technologies & 2.0 Thinking