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The (Digital) Natives are Restless

Technology is often underused in education where most often the Power Point presentation is considered to be the epitome of high-tech. For some reason, seasoned educators scoff at social media and other digital tools as effective ways of reaching out … Continue reading

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Born Digital

Stephen Abram posted my book report on his site!

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Hyperlinked and hyperlocal

Last week, I talked about how a library needs to be more transparent since today’s users instinctively distrust any attempt at secrecy. This week’s readings about the hyperlinked organization emphasizes just how much transparency is required in order for organizations … Continue reading

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Context Book Report

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Chicago politics

Though I don’t live in Chicago, it’s difficult to avoid the news about the current mayoral race.  I’m not going to pretend that I understand politics very well.  Whatever I know is in very broad terms.  However, I was surprised … Continue reading

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Reaching ALL Users

What are libraries? Though he has some nice things to say about libraries, even the Old Spice Guy can’t help but compare libraries to book repositories.  He doesn’t mention that recent economic events have placed librarians in positions that they … Continue reading

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