Sydney Harbor w/ bridge and opera house Originally uploaded by jessamyn I don’t have all the details yet, but I’m tickled to announce I just ironed out the details for a speaking trip around Australia in February and March 2008! I’m thrilled to no end to visit the land down under – where so many cool library things are happening. As it stands now, we’ll start in Sydney and move roughly west (Melbourne-Adelaide-Perth), then back east through Alice Springs to finish in Brisbane. I just bought the tickets today. We’re also making a bit of a celebratory trip now that […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-DacdfJPwM I would love to see more directors and other library staff sharing their thoughts on books, etc this way. Is anyone else giving it a try?
Group Discussion Originally uploaded by mstephens7 I can pontificate in the classroom for sure (“he’s STILL talking..”) but I think it’s more effective to turn the discussion/thinking/outcomes over to the students as much as possible. Here’s Wednesday night’s discussion assignment based on Chapter 5 of Library 2.0 A Guide to Participatory Library Service by Michael Casey and Laura Savastinuk, InfoToday, 2007: LIS768 Stephens Discussion Questions: Participatory Service & The Long TailGroup Work 1: Each group will select a library service for your type of library. In a few minutes of brainstorming, rework the service to be a Library 2.0 service […]