Daily Archives: March 18, 2008

Via the South Bend Tribune and a bunch of folks who emailed me: You can no longer use MySpace, Facebook or other “social networking sites” at Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library. Fights, lewd language and cars being blocked in the parking lot by teenagers are among the problems Director Dave Eisen said […]

No MySpace, Facebook at Mishawaka Library

http://www.ala.org/ala/lita/newandnoteworthy/hitechwinner08.cfm Helene Blowers has been named the winner of the 2008 LITA/Library Hi Tech award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology.  Emerald and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association, sponsor the award. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in communicating to […]

Congrats Helene Blowers!

Via Steve Garwood: http://tinyurl.com/33zzbz Before I start, let me tell you that I teach graduate and undergraduate students in Library and Information Science and Information Technology and Informatics respectively. The classes I teach are: Information Technologies for Libraries and Information Agencies, Web Design, Multimedia Production, Social Software Literacy and I’ll […]

A Day in the Life of an LIS Educator II

Will Richardson ponders the future for young people: Our kids’ futures will require them to be: Networked–They’ll need an “outboard brain.” More collaborative–They are going to need to work closely with people to co-create information. More globally aware–Those collaborators may be anywhere in the world. Less dependent on paper–Right now, […]

Our Kids Future Will Require:

http://acrlog.org/2008/02/10/what-i-did-learn-in-library-school/ Melissa Mallon shares some of the things she’s glad she learned at Louisiana State University’s School of Library and Information Science: 4. How to Give a Good Presentation. Another thing we were taught in library school was to never underestimate the value of a well-done PowerPoint presentation. It won’t […]

What I DID learn in Library School