Daily Archives: May 13, 2010

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Survey: How Web 2.0 Should ALA Go?

For Immediate Release Thu, 05/13/2010 – 16:11 Contact: Louise M Gruenberg ITTS ALA is planning a web redevelopment in the next year.  To ensure that the changes to the website satisfy members’ needs, ALAstakeholders should tell us: Just how Web 2.0 should ALA go? When you visit the ALA website, does it meet your expectations? Would you prefer to be able to customize, personalize, share, comment, and rank? Team J of Emerging Leaders needs to know what you want out of your ALA.org experience.  We have made it our mission to survey our members to determine how and to what extent members would like to interact on ALA.org. Please […]

Practicum Report: Skokie Public Library – a TTW Guest Post by Brett Kochendorfer

Over the past three months I have gained invaluable experience from my practicum at the Skokie Public Library. Interacting with patrons is one of my favorite facets of librarianship and the patrons at the Skokie Public Library are phenomenal. I was inspired with the overwhelming professionalism and excellence displayed by the staff. My practicum kicked off with the Second Annual Skokie Madden Bowl. I was impressed by patron turnout for the Madden Bowl and the measurable impact the librarians, Richard Kong & Toby Greenwalt, had on the teen community. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAXxfaUV7dI&feature=player_embedded During my internship I interacted with several patrons, including two […]