SWKLS Tech Day Presentation

The Conversation Business: Learning, Listening, and Connecting in Libraries Today (and Tomorrow) 2013 SWKLS Tech Day Brenda Hough There are many ways libraries can be at the center of conversation in their communities: by offering programs that foster discussion, designing spaces that encourage interaction, providing tools for a “workshop of the mind”, storing and sharing…

LibraryYOU – training is an essential component

LibraryYOU is a project by the Escondido Public Libraryin California. It’s all about collecting and sharing local knowledge with videos and podcasts. I had the opportunity to interview Donna Feddern from Escondido Public about the project. Our chat is about 30 minutes long and the recording is available here: https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-05-30.1450.M.A3485DA46D73096DA2D54F0777B15F.vcr&sid=2011591 Donna has been tracking the…

Week Two: Online Communities

This is my post for the second week in our 23 Things Kansas project. What Online Community did you choose? What do you like most about it? I will talk about Facebook, since it’s the online community I use the most. I think the thing I like best about Facebook is photos. Another thing I…

Week One: Blogging

I’m going to be participating in 23 Things Kansas, the new online learning program inspired by Helene Blowers. All participants will use a blog to track their progress. Today, the program kicked off with lesson one – written by Erin Downey Howerton. It’s all about blogging. I’ve been blogging since 2002 or 2003, but have…