Archive for April, 2007

3rd meeting with mentor

April 16, 2007

Discussed the content and structure of draft portolio. Action points include  

1)      Make amendments to structure of portfolio as discussed.

2)      Write analysis of process of writing journal article – focus on personal development.

3)      Acknowledgments page to include confidentiality statement – at beginning of portfolio.

CILIP in London talk – Social Libraries

April 10, 2007

Social Libraries: Collaborating worldwide from the comfort of home by Anne Welsh.

This talk was about ‘Five weeks to a social library’, an innovative and free US-based online course for teaching librarians about social software (such as blogs, RSS, social bookmarking and wikis) and its use in libraries that ran earlier in 2007. Anne was one of the presenters who, drawing on her experience of setting up a blog for DrugScope, created a screencast presentation to demonstrate how common library activities such as acquisitions, cataloguing and enquiry work can be transformed quickly and easily into blog entries. (more…)