I’m trying a new assignment in LIS768 this semester. One of my favorite things to do is read current technology-related or cultural books and apply the concepts to how libraries might adapt or tap into the trends. This semester we’ll try it as a group. Context Book Report: Students will read one book selected from a list provided in class and write a 200-300 word reflection relating the topic and focus of the book to libraries, technology and participatory service. Below are the books I’ve selected. What would you add? What would you delete? Anderson, Chris. The Long Tail Beck, […]
Charlie for Flickr, originally uploaded by mstephens7. When the App store launched, I tried the Flickr apps available – including one or two that I purchased. But recently I’ve been using Charlie, a new app developed by Graham Savage, for my Flickr surfing/commenting. The app is available in the store for $2.99: Disclaimer: I beta tested Charlie for Graham these past few weeks and offered feedback about various features. What Graham created from the get go is a fluid, easily navigated, and usable interface to checkout what’s happening at Flickr. The start screen gives me access to all the […]
Pondering moves, originally uploaded by i.minerva luvs Jackson Library. At the UNC Greensboro Annual Gaming Night.