IL2007: Computers

Lee Rainey asked what a librarian who isn’t an Internet Librarian would be.  It’s a good question.  I have one more question.  Given the commonplace nature of scenes like these at Internet Librarian 2007… Vendors demonstrating online products to librarians Librarians checking email (there was ALWAYS a line) Four librarians…

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Boo: Sick

We made it back from Internet Librarian with only a small amount of hassle; we were able to transfer to a flight from San Jose to Chicago, then to Syracuse, and rent a car to get us there.  We shared the rental with Diane and Samantha, and we all made…

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Boo: Fog

Well, the conference was great, seeing all my friends was great, and Monterey was great. The fog that canceled my flight was not great. So it’s an extra day in Monterey (and complete rescheduling of my weekend plans in New York) for me, with a rescheduled red-eye back to NY…

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IL2007: Tech tools for outreach

Chad Boeninger and Paul Pival [fantastic.  They set up a Meebo chat room to capture the backchannel communications of the session.] Why provide outreach?  “we need to stop thinking of our lovingly crafted sites, designed specifically for a particular collection, as the only way people will discover our content.”  from…

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Who are the content creators?

After the Joe Janes keynote, a colleague said to me that she doesn’t think of librarians as being content creators who should spend a lot of time in Wikipedia, because we’re not the “subject specialists”.  And I vehemently disagreed, saying that I think we are all content creators, because we’re…

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