Daily Archives: November 11, 2006

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Ten Ways to Use Flickr in Your Libraries: 15 Minutes of Flickr

I’m doing a CLA 2006 Infopeople Mini-Demo today. The topic is FLICKR! Here are the resources: Flickr Web 2.0 Commonalities: Tagging Hey! Does this conference have a tag? It should! (Update: Just saw bethh Gallaway, she decided the tag is CLA2006! Comments Ten Ways to Use Flickr in Your Libraries: To highlight New Materials To show the face of the Teen Advisory Board To highlight Programs & Some Young Library Users To create a presence in the site itself To create an easy virtual tour for users and staff! To store and use images for Wikis, etc To promote what […]

On ALA 2.0

I’m serving on the ALA Participation Task Force this year. President Leslie Burger established the ALA Participation Task Force “to develop recommendations for expanding member opportunities, especially for the for the next generation of leaders, to participate in their association in meaningful ways,” according to the document Jim Rettig sent this summer. I just heard that Jim is a candidate for vice-president/president-elect and if elected he will serve as VP in 2007-08 and President in 2008-09. Woohoo! Jim asked the group to envision “ALA 2.0” and asked for submissions by today. Jim put his up at his blog: http://keillor.richmond.edu/blojsom/blog/jrettig/American+Library+Association/?permalink=font-face-Arial-Helvetica-sans-serif-size-2-ALA-2-0-font.html Below […]