Sort Friends by Tags, originally uploaded by Amanda the Librarian. I’m at the lake but if I wasn’t, I’d be in Mississippi at the Library 2.0 Summit! http://blogs.library.msstate.edu/web2summit/index.php Last year was great. This year promises more of the same. Kudos to all planners and participants at the summit.
Most of us agree that we’re charged with a deeper significance that goes beyond the distribution of popular materials and the provision of internet access. That’s because we exist within the context of the communities we serve. The difference now, as opposed to even five years ago, is that we also operate within a global context that empowers us to quickly recall data and assemble it into our own personal nebulae. In other words, information use has become an expression of self–that’s not something libraries ever accounted for. When I talk about this, I refer to it as the “information […]