Daily Archives: June 14, 2009

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TTW Reading List: Blog Blazers

I spent part of the afternoon today reading through a wonderful book called Blog Blazers: 40 Top Bloggers Share Their Secrets. After writing my dissertation on the motivations of early adopting librarian bloggers, it’s nice to see such a broadly diverse group of well-known bloggers sharing similar thoughts about their writing and what makes a good blog tick. Author Stephane Grenier interviews 40 bloggers – many of whom may be well known to TTW readers including Seth Godin, David Armano and Jessamyn West, all sharing their insights in the book. I’m especially fond of the question Grenier asks many of his […]

Jen Waller wins 21st Century Award at UW iSchool

I won the 21st Century Award, originally uploaded by JenWaller. Congrats to Jennifer Waller – who won the University of Washington iSchool 21st Century Award this weekend! She posted the text of Cadi Russell’s announcement of the award: “Good evening. My name is Cadi Russell-Sauve. I am honored to be here presenting the 21st Century Award on behalf of Masters of Library and Information Science student body. Each year ALISS, the Association of Library and Information Science Students, presents this award to a graduating student who best embodies the future of our profession. MLIS students nominate graduating classmates who demonstrate […]

Pres4Lib Organizers: John, Janie, Amy and Pete

Pres4Lib Organizers: John, Janie, Amy and Pete, originally uploaded by New Jersey State Library. Congrats to the good folks who put together Pres4Lib. I watched a bit from afar and was impressed with the enthusiasm and excitement in person and online participants brought to the day. From the wiki: Pres4Lib2009 Camp IS a presentation camp for library speakers and trainers a series of informal gatherings and lightning talks to share ideas, technologies, and discussions around how to deliver effective presentations an opportunity for presenters and trainers (and those interested in presenting and training) in the library community to network and […]