Daily Archives: October 18, 2007

7 posts

Student Blogging

I’m catching up on grading today and I just have to share how pleased I am with my weekend Internet Fundamentals class. Their blogging is great! We meet this weekend to continue our work. If you want to check out some of the student blogs, including a review the Dominican Library Web Page assignment and Web 2.0 Review, visit: http://lis753.wordpress.com/

A Calendar… A Quilt…

http://librarystream.wordpress.com/2007/10/18/marketing-a-vibrant-community-place/ Libraries are part of the communities they serve. They’re often a very active part — sometimes central to the daily life of community events, programming, and resources. So why not show that pulse? Why not display the vibrancy of daily life. One photo at a time might not mean too much, but look at the same sort of calendar quilt done for a library. Thanks Steve!

TTW Mailbox: Virtual Branch Manager Job at Columbus

Joy Bevan writes: Hello, Michael! I am a long-time fan of TTW and thought my fellow readers would be interested in knowing about a newly-created Executive Leadership Team job posting here at the Columbus Metropolitan Library. This position will be responsible for the management of the website, will help direct and oversee our Virtual Branch, and will help guide all web services, among other things. I think it is a tremendous opportunity for someone who has a good vision for library web services! ClicktoseetheJob I apologize for not being able to nicely link to the listing; I hope all the […]

Some Quick & Dirty Tips for Bibliobloggers

I was just IMing with a trusted colleague and we hit on the influx of librarian and library blogs of late. I was reminded of some notes I made before a talk about blogging last spring. If you are just starting out, here are some things you might want to ponder: A personal blogging mission statement: what are your goals? Your focus? It doesn’t have to be huge but it’s a good step to take. Your blogging voice will develop over time – but be true to yourself and it will come faster. Some folks don’t take to blogging after […]

Another Way to Find Out What Story Your Library is Telling

http://www.davidleeking.com/2007/10/10/tracking-words-with-twitter/ working from library today – walk through downtown and the sound of commerce ringing clear Back in the stinking library. Listening to a preschool story group reciting “Diddle Diddle Dumpling My Son John” with a teddy bear at the library. Library has ALL of the Thin Man movies! Thin Man Marathon! (with cocktails!) “The library isn’t good for books” Wow. Gwan UCC! off to the library to get some intense work done before dreamweaver/CSS class this evening (mix in some Game database work on the side pls) Research at the UM Map library on consumer water usage in Israel […]