Category Archives: Social Networking

Pinterest: Tips for locating original images

If you’re having as much fun with Pinterest as I am, you’ve probably noticed that many pinned images don’t link back to an original source. Or worse, they don’t link back to any source at all! It’s frustrating to find … Continue reading

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Pinterest: curation, image sharing, collaborating, bookmarking & obsession

Like so many other folks, I’m having a lot of fun with Pinterest. When it released invitations last spring, I grabbed one and included it in my school library workshops as a way for students to gather images and curate … Continue reading

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FourSquare and Libraries

Have you tried FourSquare yet? It’s a new-ish social networking tool that lets you use your phone to checkin at the places you visit during your day. You can share those locations and tips about them with your friends. Along … Continue reading

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Using Web 2.0 Tools to Deliver Statewide Library Services

On Sept 24th, I’ll be participating in a forum at the 2009 COSLINE (Council of State Library Agencies in the Northeast) meeting. The theme for the conference is the role of technology on delivery of statewide services. I’ll be leading … Continue reading

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Teachers & Students & Facebook?

If you’re a teacher/librarian, do you friend your students on Facebook? MySpace? twitter? flickr? Do you communicate via email? IM? Texting? Is Facebook different than other tools for some reason?  As educators do we have the responsibility for teaching smart/safe … Continue reading

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10 Privacy Settings Every Facebook User Should Know

If you’re using Facebook and haven’t paid attention to who can see what you’re posting, take a look at this great post by Nick O’Neill on 10 Privacy Settings Every Facebook User Should Know. Facebook’s privacy settings are a bit … Continue reading

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