Monthly Archives: January 2007

At ALA TechSource: It also fascinates me to see how Michael approached his coursework, building that “virtual librarian’s” skill set. He writes on his About Page: I plan to develop online communities and services that promote the idea of digital library as place. Like physical libraries, digital libraries need […]

Michael Habib on Academic Library 2.0

The Inquiring Librarian writes: I recently checked out David Allen’s Getting things done from my local public library, thinking I could use a little help calming down the craziness that my life seems to have turned in to. Probably predictably, I turned it in late having only read the […]

Getting Things Done & Transparency

Elmhurst College student Kyle Jones riffs on the fact I have office hours at Corner Bakery in downtown Chicago on Mondays and how students might find a special place to do their required reading, including the library. I would love for my students to try different reading environments and […]

Required Reading, Coffee and Quality of Response

David Warlick would like your elevator speeches about the value of librarians! While at the National School Boards Association Conference the other day, more than one school board member came up to me, a tech guy, and asked, “We’re trying desperately to find ways to deal with budget crunches. […]

“Who Needs ‘Em?” From Indiana University South Bend Professor Ken Smith, who blogs about weblogs in higher education: A little theory of blogging. Here goes: somebody creates a new tool or technique, such as blogging. In time, some people realize that it is powerful, and they make it a way of life […]

A Theory on Blogging