Daily Archives: November 30, 2006





Thought-provoking and insightful article at Educause. http://www.educause.edu/apps/eq/eqm06/eqm0640.asp Policy Disconnects Drawing a clear line between technology and policy can be difficult. For example, how many of the characteristics of current libraries (identified by the list below) are driven purely by technology or by policy? These traits include: Mainly electronic text-based collections […]

Disconnects Between Library Culture and Millennial Generation Values





bookwall Originally uploaded by acpl. ACPL is on FIRE folks! http://acplinfo.blogspot.com/2006/11/remember-browsing.html Ian writes: Allen County Public Library has recently launched a Web feature that casts browsing in a whole new light. Sean Robinson, head of IT Services at ACPL, created a mashup of book covers and information for the books […]

Remember Browsing?






Via my colleague Jeff up at Traverse Area District Library, comes this article from Tracy Mitrano, Director of IT Policy at Cornell University and the Cornell Director of the EDUCAUSE/Cornell Institute for Computer Policy and Law Program. http://www.educause.edu/apps/er/erm06/erm0660.asp?bhcp=1 There’s a lot here, including: Quashing technological advances is never the solution. […]

A Wider World: Youth, Privacy, and Social Networking Technologies