Daily Archives: December 11, 2006

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Reinvention Free-Range Style

I apologize! I meant to post a shout out to Karen Schenider the day she started her new job at Florida State. Here’s a bit about her first day: http://freerangelibrarian.com/2006/12/alice_in_academia.php And I especially appreciate this: http://freerangelibrarian.com/2006/11/a_little_this_a_little_that.php What is my new job, you have asked? It’s an extremely cool gig. Florida State University originally hired me as the ERM librarian, which I thought sounded fun-‘n’-cool, and is in fact still my position, in a way. But then the fellow who hired me got hired himself by a supercomputing center, and the next thing I knew I was agreeing to be Acting […]

Denver Public Library YouTube Contest

Denver Public Library YouTube Contest Some things to note: Use of YouTube is not only encouraged by DPL but the site is used as an extension of the library’s presence within its community of teens The same goes for the library’s Teen MySpace page at http://myspace.com/denver_evolver — where the videos that meet contest criteria will be highlighted! On so many levels, this gets the library “out there” and in the minds of young people. They’ll market the content, the MySpace page and more by word of mouth. How open, participatory and decentralized is this? Wowza! (Thanks to Michael Sauers for […]