I hope Laura Cohen doesn’t mind me quoting so much of this. Go, read the whole thing, print it and share it with your staff. http://liblogs.albany.edu/library20/2006/11/a_librarians_20_manifesto.html A Librarian’s 2.0 Manifesto I will recognize that the universe of information culture is changing fast and that libraries need to respond positively to these changes to provide resources and services that users need and want. I will educate myself about the information culture of my users and look for ways to incorporate what I learn into library services. I will not be defensive about my library, but will look clearly at its situation […]
At the Talis Cybrary w/TalisPaul Originally uploaded by mstephens7. I visited the new Talis Cybrary in Second Life this evening and chatted with Paul Miller’s avatar about SL, libraries, and our beautiful view. Please read his post about the Talis/SLL2.0 initiative here: http://blogs.talis.com/panlibus/archives/2006/11/talis_helps_bri.php I can’t emphasize this point enough, and have said similar in recent presentations: Come on in and take a look around, whether with the intention of in-world service delivery, to better understand the possibilities raised by the next generation of environments that will undoubtedly follow Second Life, or just to join me sitting on the roof of […]
tweak, tweak, tweeeeak Originally uploaded by etches-johnson.
I’ll be speaking Saturday at the California Library Association conference in Sacramento, CA. If you are attending, please say Hi! I also get to spend some time with none other than Libraryman, Mr. Michael Porter. Here’s the conference program: http://www.cla-net.org/included/docs/FinalProgram.pdf