State Prisoners Access the Internet? The Next Closest Thing

Although the presence of internet-enabled tools seems ubiquitous, there are places where that is not true. Prisons is one of those places. Recognizing the importance to learning how to use to digital tools Ray Pulsipher with his ten plus years of technology related experience doing everything from providing technical support to serving as lead programmer on web development […] → Continue Reading State Prisoners Access the Internet? The Next Closest Thing

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

Advocacy

Advocacy 101 Super Charged

While scanning the American Library Association’s Annual Conference program descriptions, I came across a session entitled “Turning the Page 2.0.” I quickly skimmed the description and decided this was the workshop that would give me advice on how to advertise my skills and ability. When I arrived and the facilitator started speaking, I quickly realized […] → Continue Reading Advocacy 101 Super Charged