Yearly Archives: 2012



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Since beginning SLIS classes, I’ve become curious about the labels librarians use for people who use the library or its services.  When the issue came up again this semester, I set up an informal poll to get some feedback.  I appreciate everyone who shared it, voted and left comments!  You may view […]

Terminology for Library Peeps – A TTW Guest Post by ...



  I wrote about working on re-evaluating our core classes at “Office Hours” last month. Robert Boyd, one of our faculty, continues the discussion at our CIRI Blog: http://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/blogs/wp/ciri/2012/12/17/a-reimagined-core/ I am also using some new-found time between semesters to read and reflect on two noted thinkers/practitioners, one old and one […]

Office Hours Extra: A Reimagined Core by SJSU SLIS’s Robert ...




A Brief Synopsis The book, Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media, is based on the findings of a large-scale collective of ethnographic studies conducted by y over 20 researchers at MIT from the Digital Youth Project on youth and their social/friendship-driven and interest-driven […]

Hanging Out, Messing Around, Geeking Out: A TTW Guest Post ...





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Dr. Troy Swanson’s post this morning has resonated with me. I have an assignment in the Hyperlinked Library course on creating a emerging technology plan or social media guidelines statement. Troy’s ideas fit well but also make me realize that so much is tied up in organizational mindset. Things move […]

A Social Media Mindset