Daily Archives: July 30, 2008

How the Google generation thinks differently Nice article from the Times, that features quotes from UK Web Focus Brian Kelly: Brian Kelly has been championing the digital revolution since setting up one of the first educational websites at the University of Leeds in 1993. He’s now a national adviser to […]

How the Google generation thinks differently

http://libraryclips.blogsome.com/2008/07/27/counters-to-enterprise-20-objections/ John at Library Clips weighs in on 15 Objections to Using Social Learning: Objection #5: How Do You Know it’s Accurate? What if someone posts inaccurate information (unlike email it’s visible to a lot of people), and someone acts on it? I actually mentioned this in a previous post as the […]

More on Social Learning

Via KatieTT on the Twitter: http://www.smh.com.au/news/biztech/google-enrolled-for-schools-email-deal/2008/07/29/1217097291695.html Although Google offers Gmail to education providers free, SMS Management and Technology said there were significant costs associated with providing tight security and integrating the email system with the department’s existing portal. “This will be one of the biggest Gmail deployments in the world,” […]

Google & NSW Department of Education

  Contenders DDR, originally uploaded by Lester Public Library. Please read this post and the comments at LiB: http://librarianinblack.typepad.com/librarianinblack/2008/07/photo-release-f.html The one major goal (and you probably already guessed it) is the requirement to have a signed photo release form from anyone who is identifiable in any photos of using the […]

Flickr Photos and Photo releases

I’m enjoying checking out BiblioCommons at the Oakville, Ontario, library in Canada.  Library Journal covered it here: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6579748.html I also enjoyed the recent coverage from Jenny Levine: http://theshiftedlibrarian.com/archives/2008/07/23/bibliocommons-goes-live.html As I noted in my CiL talk, it’s refreshing just to see a catalog I could log in to with a username instead of […]