Category Archives: library 2.0

Roundup: teaching, social technologies, and more

Timothy shares his library orientation presentation, made on Google Docs with images from Flickr. Meredith asks if any libraries are assessing their use of social technologies. Annoyed Librarian on deprofessionalisation: “Many librarians want to turn libraries into community centers, but … Continue reading

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Catching up on reading, and reposting it here

Nicole Engard on Brewster (Internet Archive) Kahle’s speech at Code4Lib. Kyle at TameTheWeb on putting virtual reference in the user’s pocket (via cellphone): also a guest post by a librarian, Joe Murphy, who has done just that. I’m still not … Continue reading

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Library 2.0/Web 2.0 books

Phil Bradley recently posted a list of Library 2.0/Web 2.0 books. There are a lot. I’ve recently read several of them,  and I’ve been left wanting more. Not because the writing was bad or the content was bad or wrong … Continue reading

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Blyberg on L 2.0 – a response (part 2)

Following on from my last post, I’ll point to some of the different reactions to John Blyberg’s post on the debasement of Library 2.0. Annoyed Librarian has the sort of post you’d expect, full of talk of bandwagons and twopointopians. … Continue reading

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Blyberg on L 2.0 – a response

John Blyberg argues that Library 2.0 has been debased by (some) librarians and by vendors looking for a quick technology fix. This is really one of the best posts (and comments threads) that I’ve read in a long time. Really. … Continue reading

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