Meebo Messenger is Shutting Down, Now What?

If you were using Meebo for chat reference at your library or to offer customers with online support this post is for you. Effective July 11, 2012, Google will shutdown (decommission) Meebo (click here to read more). If you have depended on Meebo you are probably looking for a replacement. Below you will find a […] → Continue Reading Meebo Messenger is Shutting Down, Now What?

Creating a Digital BookTalk – The Quick and Dirty Guide

Jared Mills, Readers Advisory Librarian, Seattle Public Library, shared  tips and techniques for creating fun, innovative, and engaging video booktalks at the 2012 iYouth Conference. The jam-packed room combined with the valuable information Jared shared led me to conclude that someone should capture the key points and make it accessible for the world! That “someone” ended up being me! Without further delay, […] → Continue Reading Creating a Digital BookTalk – The Quick and Dirty Guide

Transliteracy: Information Literacy by Another Name?

I have spent the last months reading and writing about digital divide, information literacy and other related concepts, attended conferences and spoke with several experts about this topic. The culmination of these activities led me to feel like I was on my way to becoming a subject matter expert. That was until I came across […] → Continue Reading Transliteracy: Information Literacy by Another Name?