Daily Archives: September 6, 2007

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10 Questions For The Agency Executive (New Librarian)

At Logic + Emotion: http://darmano.typepad.com/logic_emotion/2007/09/questions-for-t.html David Armano ponders digital immigrants and digital natives. He offers up a list of questions for ad/PR agency executives, pondering what kind of answers he might get. I think these might figure well into an interview for that emerging technology librarian job — or, really, for any librarian job these days… 1. Do you read blogs. Which ones? 2. Do you have a personal blog? What’s it about? 3. Do you participate in at least one social network? Which one? 4. Have you ever uploaded a video online? What did you use to do it? […]

This is me – I work on the Web

This is me. I work on the Web. I live in Mishawaka, Indiana (and Oak Park, Illinois) and I work with the web and librarians – examining the way the Web and emerging technologies can further the mission and vision of libraries. I’ve written a Weblog called Tame the Web since 2003. I use the Web everyday in my work: teaching, writing and speaking. I use the Web as a way to teach library students and as a way to learn myself. I capture screenshots and log URLS for future blog posts, class lectures, and food for thought. I use […]

Attention Trendspotting Librarians: Ten Future Web Trends

Don’t miss this post from Richard McManus at Read/Write Web: http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/10_future_web_trends.php Here they are: Semantic Web Artificial Intelligence Virtual Worlds Mobile Attention Economy Web Sites as Web Services Online Video/Internet TV Rich Internet Apps International Web Personalization This list resonates with me. Each and every one will impact libraries and library services. They will also impact the roles of information professionals. By understanding the implications and consequences of each of these trends while planning services, we can play a key role in the directions these trends take. This is perfect discussion material for your next staff meeting — and for […]