Monthly Archives: January 2007








At ALA TechSource: http://www.techsource.ala.org/blog/2007/01/the-academic-library-20-model-an-ala-ts-blog-interview-with-michael-c-habib.html 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: http://inquiringlibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/12/true-confessions.html 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. http://www.thecorkboard.org/blog/?p=40 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! http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/2007/01/29/who-needs-em/ 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?”



http://www.mchron.net/site/edublog.php?id=P3407 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