Daily Archives: April 13, 2008

Anthony Andros wrote this paper for LIS701 at Dominican in Fall 2006. He agreed to post an shorter version here.  Library 2.0: Pandemic or Panacea? An Exploration of Old Wine in a New Bottle by: Anthony Andros T.S. Eliot said that, “Television…is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of […]

Guest Post: Library 2.0: Pandemic or Panacea? by Anthony Andros

Don’t miss Nancy Dowd’s shared presentation from CIL2008: http://www.slideshare.net/ndowd/giving-your-marketing-a-second-life/ I was very happy to meet Nancy in person after our talk. I really appreciate what she does and her take on marketing in libraries. Her thoughts on transparency and the Old School are spot on and should be discussed. Have […]

The Old School & Transparency

From “Pleasing Google’s Tech-Savvy Staff” http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120578961450043169.html Unlike many IT departments that try to control the technology their workers use, Mr. Merrill’s group lets Google employees download software on their own, choose between several types of computers and operating systems, and use internal software built by the company’s engineers. Lately, he […]

Google’s IT Department

From the Chronicle February 29, 2008 http://chronicle.com/weekly/v54/i25/25a01501.htm (I think it’s expired 🙁 ) As iPhones and other “smart phones” become more popular on campuses, and as computing becomes even more mobile, it seems that some form of Twitter-like service may become part of student and faculty life. But the technology has potential costs in terms […]

Universities A-Twitter

  http://www.acu.edu/technology/mobilelearning/index.html Mobile technology is shaping the way we live, work and learn. Since education can now take place in the classroom or virtually anywhere, ACU is committed to exploring mobile learning technology that makes sense for our students and their future. ACU leaders have given top priority to researching and developing a […]

The Connected University (Library)