Essential knowledge, skills and attributes of an information professional in a Web 2.0 world.

What are the skills and attributes of an information professional in a Web 2.0 world? Based on my reading in the subject so far and with the help of some … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

A to Z of Social Networking for Libraries

The fun and useful exercise of applying the ‘A to Z of Social Networking for Libraries’ to my library yielded the following results that I’ll be looking to put into … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Building Academic Library 2.0

In the YouTube video ‘Building Academic Library 2.0,’ Shelton Waggener of UC  Berkeley commented during his opening remarks that, “We need to move as an organisation and as a culture … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Facebook studies

When it was announced that we would be using Facebook for this course of study, I was initially sceptical.  Although it made sense for a subject about social networking to … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

ASU and the 4Cs

The vast scope of Arizona State University (ASU) Libraries’ social media program enables it to reach a wide and varied audience, but do they help it achieve the 4Cs of … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

delicious, but not to my taste

I’m going to talk now about delicious.  While I was previously aware of this web 2.0 tool I hadn’t had any experience using it before so the module activity offered … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

What do I think Web 2.0 is?

Web 2.0 is about interactivity and control in the online environment.  While early web sites gave people the ability to announce their online presence, it was almost always a one-sided … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment