Library world, new trends, technologies
4.7K views | +0 today
Follow
Library world, new trends, technologies
All about library world from new technologies to new trends to information literacy
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Patrick Provencher from The Information Professional
Scoop.it!

16 Resources for Librarians Preparing for the Mayan Apocalypse, by Ellyssa Kroski

16 Resources for Librarians Preparing for the Mayan Apocalypse, by Ellyssa Kroski | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Librarians are prepared for anything. Why? Because we do our background research and have plenty of resources to consult for any given event. So, why should the Mayan Apocalypse be any different?

Via Karen du Toit
more...
Karen du Toit's curator insight, December 14, 2012 2:48 AM

Valuable to librarians who want to pass on the information:

The information, the resources and the apps! 

 

(Librarian humour!)

Rescooped by Patrick Provencher from The Information Professional
Scoop.it!

23 things for professional development, training and networking for Information Professionals

A talk given to the Historic Libraries Forum conference 'Hard Times' on Tuesday 15 November 2011.

 

 

23 things for professional development training and networking in hard times, by Katie Birkwood, University Library Cambridge
"23 Things‟ is a type of training……which started at the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County (North Carolina, USA) in August 2006.
the PLCMC course aimed…“…to encourage staff to experiment and learn about the new and emerging technologies that are reshaping the context of information on the Internet today”
23 things course gives participants 23 tools to try out and asks them to write a blog post about each of them.

things are introduced according to a schedule, but participants choose when to do each thing.

blogging is intended to encourage support and communication amongst and between participants.
23 things has been hugely popular…"


Via Karen du Toit
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Patrick Provencher from The Information Professional
Scoop.it!

Library and Information History - timeline

Library and Information History - timeline | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
A timeline of libraries and information history including technologies, epic events and just cool things you didn't know before.

Via Joao Brogueira, Errol A. Adams JD/MLS, Karen du Toit
more...