Daily Archives: October 22, 2008

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Taming Technolust: Planning in a Hyperlinked World

I am particularly enjoying this slide this morning. ūüôā Here are the slides as PDF from the original keynote file. Links for the presentation today: Technoplans Vs Technolust at Library Journal 2004 Taming Technolust article at RUSQ:¬†http://www.rusq.org/2008/08/18/taming-technolust/ Links: ACRL Changing Roles “Let Go of Control” Cell Phone Sign:¬†http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibrarian/1924719853 Brian Herzog’s Signs:¬†http://www.flickr.com/photos/herzogbr/2437165908 The Cluetrain Manifesto:¬†http://www.cluetrain.com Emerging Technology Committee @ TTW Michelle Boule on Beta Prototyping from Brian Mathews Transparency: The Open Door Director Trend Map:¬†http://www.flickr.com/photos/ross/1082392674/ Open Source Software: Casey Bisson’s LTR Karen Schenider on OSS in SLJ “Free for All” Learning 2.0¬†& Learn & Play @CML Be Curious

Using Google Maps to bring out your library’s local collections

One of my former students, Mikael Jacobsen, has an article in the NetConnect at LJ: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6602836.html The Historical Map of Franklin Park has proven to be the most popular and has been viewed over 8700 times since it was first published in late May 2008. It was originally conceived as a simple visual guide to the history of FPPL. However, once I discovered how easy it is to build a custom My Map, I filled out the content to include more on the entire city’s history. Working with the approval and under the supervision of the Local History Museum of […]