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For Folks Who Attended ALSC06



I’m still working on posting my powerpoint slides – they’ll appear her soon – it just might take another day or two (software issues). But until then…

A few people asked me if a Web 2.0 “best practices” in libraries existed, and a few others mentioned that my talk was useful, but was a lot to soak in. In both cases, there’s a great resource for you – Michael Stephens’ Web 2.0 and Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software, which ALA recently published as one of their Library Technology Reports.

Stephens is great – he really understands all the new web 2.0 concepts (he even has a blog at tametheweb.com), and he knows how these new tools can be used in libraries. His Web 2.0 and Libraries report includes many examples in all types of libraries – some are easy-to-do free things, others are more involved, custom-built tools.

But all are useful to read about, and I think you will learn something you didn’t know if you pick up a copy of his Report.

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  • Elizabeth

    Hi, David. I attended your session at ALSC and am wondering if you were able to get the power point presentation out (I see from your 9/20/06 post you thought it would be days)
    I would like to share key points of your presentation with my staff here. You did a great job of bringing the jargon down to a understandable level! Thanks!

  • Elizabeth

    Hi, David. I attended your session at ALSC and am wondering if you were able to get the power point presentation out (I see from your 9/20/06 post you thought it would be days)
    I would like to share key points of your presentation with my staff here. You did a great job of bringing the jargon down to a understandable level! Thanks!

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