Daily Archives: December 16, 2006

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Time: Person of the Year… YOU

http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/12/16/time.you.tm/index.html http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1569514,00.html But look at 2006 through a different lens and you’ll see another story, one that isn’t about conflict or great men. It’s a story about community and collaboration on a scale never seen before. It’s about the cosmic compendium of knowledge Wikipedia and the million-channel people’s network YouTube and the online metropolis MySpace. It’s about the many wresting power from the few and helping one another for nothing and how that will not only change the world, but also change the way the world changes. The tool that makes this possible is the World Wide Web. Not the […]

Grades are Done!

Grades are Done! Originally uploaded by mstephens7. I’m at Panera Bread in River Forest, IL..I just finished grading the last of 24 eight page research papers. Topics ranged from collection development issues, the future of the school library, Patriot Act examinations all the way to discussions and reflection on Library 2.0. I wish there was a way to share some snippets of my students’ incredible writing and insights…maybe soon.. LIS 701 students – if you are reading – well done! You should be proud of yourselves. And thank you for an excellent experience teaching 701 for the first time!