Daily Archives: April 17, 2007

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Book Discussion: Traits for the 21st century Librarian

Last night was our book discussion in one of my LIS701 classes. The group read one of the following: Anderson, Chris. (2006) The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is selling Less of More. Hyperion. Beck, John and Wade, Mitchell. (2004) Got Game: How the Gamer Generation is reshaping Business Forever. HBS Press. Friedman, Thomas. (2005). The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. Godin, Seth, and the Group of 33 (2005). The Big Moo: Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable. Portfolio. Pink, Daniel. A Whole New Mind: Moving […]

The Naked Library (or Radical Transparency for LJ)

Michael Casey and I are writing our next column for LJ’s The Transparent Library and we realized what a perfect place to discuss the recent Wired piece “The Naked CEO” by Clive Thompson. Thompson blogged about the article while writing the piece and asked for input. At his blog, Thompson sums up so much of what we’ve been discussing about the advent of web 2.0, Library 2.0 and the almost-left-the-station Cluetrain: Reputation Is Everything: Google isn’t a search engine. Google is a reputation-managment system. What do we search for, anyway? Mostly people, products, ideas — and what we want to […]