Will skills like acting and directing soon be added to the list of qualifications on a typical library job ad?
But there are a lot of interesting ways that librarians are using video to promote librarianship, library services, library resources and themselves. Meanwhile, there is a growing demand for media services librarians in [...]
The following is based upon my own experiences; there are many other ways to make a Web site, but hopefully this puts you on the right track if you’re thinking of putting together one of your own.
Step 1. Commit to making a Web site
I have already written posts detailing reasons why [...]
Library Day in the Life is a wiki started by Bobbi Newman in July of 2008.
Since then, a number of librarians have been periodically contributing to the wiki, adding links to their blogs, Flickr accounts and Twitter feeds where they have documented what it is like to work in a library on a day-to-day [...]
While I discussed in a previous post that I think that everyone in the field of librarianship should create an e-portfolio, I do not think that everyone should necessarily have a blog.
Here are a few pointers for and against entering the world of blogging…
Why you need a blog: A blog is a learning [...]
Over the last week I, like many, have been consumed by devastating reports coming from Haiti and looking for ways to help.
That said, I just wanted to acknowledge the efforts of one librarian at Valdosta State University’s Odum Library in Valdosta, Georgia. Technology librarian Cliff Landis matched donations of $10 000 for Partners in [...]
Unfortunately, this video appears to have been removed.
I was poking around the University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Information and Media Studies’ Web site today when I stumbled upon this:
A 1970 Orientation Video for the faculty’s library program (then delivered by what was known as the School of Library and Information Science, [...]
I have started a “Continuing Education” topical category on here. My motivation is to encourage learning beyond the walls of universities (which are particularly hard to jump over if you’re not working at or attending one), and the restricted gaze of popular media on the Internet.
Since I graduated university, I have been particularly craving [...]