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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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Brand monitoring: Save Libraries

Rather than monitor a brick and mortar organization, I decided to track Save Libraries, which is, according to its website, a “grassroots effort to compile information and advocacy resources for libraries that are facing devastating budget cuts.” The save libraries movement … Continue reading

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Community

One month, in 2007, the New York Times ran two stories about going online. The first article attempts to placate parent fears about the dangers of going online, but just a few weeks later, the same paper reports that more teens are … Continue reading

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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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Transparency in the Digital Age

Just last night, I thought to myself that the media and Internet blackout in Egypt was eerie, not because the government is trying to clamp down on any type of unrest or the freedom of speech (though it is doing … Continue reading

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