For Love of Information…

Is this Heaven?  No, its an archive. … Can anyone explain to me why they would not want to work in an archive???  Seriously, archivists have the best job ever.  Every time I work a new collection I find the most insanely awesome things…   Examples: A.P. Bolton Collection – Original photos from when the … Continue reading

For Love of Information

Many people go into library science because they love books.  That’s nice, but it is not helpful when libraries are trying to keep up with technology that moves faster than publishing.  A good friend  of mine and co-worker, Lisa Zilinski, recently wrote a chapter for Introduction to Information Science and Technology.  As we were celebrating her … Continue reading

Third Semester Summation

While I have to admit to being a bit less organized this semester, my third semester has been (by far) my most productive semester. At the end of my second semester, my professors began encouraging me to find work within the field.  I took their advice to heart and started working for the USF Polytechnic … Continue reading

The internet, Web 2.0, Cloud, Marketing and Library 2.0

Internet  a vast compute network linking smaller computer networks worldwide (usually preceded by the). the Internet includes commercial, educational, governmental, and other networks, all of which use the same set of communications protocols. Web 2.0 the internet viewed as a medium in which interactive experience, in the form of blogs, wikis, forums, etc, plays a … Continue reading

The 23 Things Project

The 23 things project was started in 2006 by the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County (PLCMC) as an initiative to promote learning of web 2.0 tools and technologies.  As part of one of my classes this semester, we are being encouraged to complete 6 of the 23 things and report on our findings.  … Continue reading