August 04, 2006
ImaginOn - Charlotte, NC PL Technology Summit on Library 2.0
The session began with an introduction from Charles Brown, Director of the library system. The ImaginOn location is a very new facility.
Michael Stephens began by taking photos of the audience. He showed us
Last.fm web site, flickr, etc.
Comments, tagging, content rss, etc.
The principles of library 2.0 seeks to break down barriers: barriers librarians have places on services, barriers of place and time barriers inherent in what we do. In this user-centered…
Ok, from here out, I decided to just kind of take notes in poetry form:
It’s about the people
Harnesses social tools of web 2.0
Wisdom of crowds
Technology is ONLY a tool
The director is blogging,
The director is blogging
Book discussion blogs
…on my buddy list
Text a librarian from your phone
Mash it up
Web 2.0 goodness
Cabinet of dead and dying technology
Am I in your Biblioblogosphere?
Find ways to give them what they want.
Lock the bookdrop?
Don’t you dare!
Don’t place a barrier between the library and the user!
Cell phone – device, texting, teens
Culture of trust – build the trust
Trust the users
LITA top trends
Future of music
Beer or iPod?
Make librarian 2.0 and part of this
Show the library staff the technology
Take a tech express!
Sandbox – practice
Reach young people
Right now, its their #1 tool in their lives
DOPA is DOPEY
What are the users saying?
Listen to the users
Listen to the staff
Learn from the gamers
Nothing is perfect
It’s ok to fail
Learn from it
Have a sense of play
Second life avatar
Don’t be afraid of it
Celebrate successful projects
Keep them coming to the library
techsource blog ALA
Gwinett County Library:
To each other
Purposeful contact change
Staff to staff
Zoho IM Chat
Need for a place to discuss troubleshooting