Daily Archives: July 2, 2007

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Marketing Social Software to the Public: Your Success Stories

Greetings from the ultra-cool Traverse Area District Library, where I am embedded on the second floor working on my second installment of Library Technology Reports. This issue is a followup to last year’s Web 2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software. This year it’s “Web 2.0 & Libraries, Part 2: Trends and Technologies, and I’m working on pulling it all together so it is as current as it can possibly be. My request? Please share your success stories and not so successful stories about marketing social software to the public. When Karen Schneider reviewed part one last year she […]

iPhone at the Library

I’ve been watching for the first reports of iPhones accessing library Web resources. This just in from Papercuts at Topeka Shawnee: http://papercuts.tscpl.org/2007/06/iphone_the_library_in_your_poc.html The iPhone came out yesterday and we’re so excited that we decided to test the accessibility of the library’s website from the iPhone’s web browser. Using his new iPhone, Daniel was able to browse the library’s webpage, view the .pdf of the library’s magazine connectnow, search the library’s catalog and request items, request items for purchase, and search the magazine and journal databases. He can use Google Maps to get directions to the library’s building at 10th and […]