Technology Competencies: Can Your Staff Do This Stuff?

Need to update your tech skills?  Image via Wikipedia WebJunction has published a wonderful new document that details the basic skills that library staff should have – from management skills to tech skills to public […]

Technology to the students!!

Originally uploaded by Extra Ketchup I have lots of school library media specialists in the technology classes I teach. They are often the ones in the forefront of using technology in their school districts and […]

David Lee King: CDLC Emerging Tech Program – May 7

April 30th is the deadline to sign up for this great program: The Future is Not Out of Reach: Change, Emerging Trends, 2.0, and Libraries. The speaker is David Lee King, the Digital Branch & […]

CIL 2009

I don’t think I’ll be able to summarize any more CIL sessions as I’m off for a bit of extended travel. Let me just say it was a great conference. Lots of interesting sessions and […]

“You people are just following a fad!”

I recently encountered a librarian who was feeling overwhelmed by too much technology and feeling that people were telling him to jump on all the latest tech tools and implement them just because they’re “cool”. […]

Technology, learning, global connections

Quote from the 2009 Horizon Report on Will Richardson’s weblogg-ed. Information technologies are having a significant impact on how people work, play, gain information, and collaborate. Increasingly, those who use technology in ways that expand […]