my projects

New Georgia Encyclopedia Survey (your opinion matters)

Disclaimer: I actually wrote a few articles for NGE in the Arts/Entertainment category. You can read them here, if you would like. (It would be nice if my name were hotlinkable, ha! I should’ve added that into my survey response, I suppose). —————-Many of you in all kinds of libraries are New Georgia Encyclopedia users, and the NGE wants your input on what the Next ...

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Free! 1 Voice Many Channels> Blogging & Tweeting 4 Libraries (a robin & amy gig)

Join us – Free! from the fab @amywatts @georgiawebgurl One Voice, Many Channels: Blogging and Tweeting for LibrariesFreeRobin Fay and Amy WattsUniversity of GeorgiaDoes your library blog or tweet? Interested in getting started? Wondering what all the buzz is about? We’ll explore how libraries use Twitter and Blogger to share news, events, as well as a community building tool. If you would like to blog ...

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my thoughts on the future of blogging?

Here is my mini-essay in response to the question, What is the future of blogging? We’ve already seen traditional blogging platforms (wordpress, expression engine, etc.) moving towards more robust functionality to the point of becoming content management systems. I think we will continue to see people moving to blogs AS their primary website, especially given the ease of use and the ability to easily embed ...

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Some of things I’ve taught over the years

Interesting how my interests have progressed over the years. (and these are just the ones I can remember and just to note this is an alphabetic title list). Heh, the word web sure does appear alot 😉 Many of these are available via http://www.slideshare.net/robinfay/ You can always email me for more info. 😉 ..and guess what? I’m guest lecturing on digital identity, social networking, personal ...

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Emerging Technologies Group thoughts

So, here are the kinds of things were are talking about and exploring in the Emerging Technologies Group for the Libraries. We now have a newly formed Social Media Group in addition to the Home Page Redesign Group and the Mobile Development Group, so the EMT Group is more of a thinktank group. We assist the other groups and try to look to trends in ...

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my art (couple of graphic designs)

Long story, but here goes the short version. Every year the Libraries does a fun staff appreciation week called ASSET. This year our theme is sort of art and music related. So, these were my entries into the “band memorabilia” contest. Zen (handprinted, handpainted) is a real tshirt and it’s based off of my painting, the zen of cats. This one was actually used in ...

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digital identity & professional networking; blogging & tweeting for academic libraries (upcoming presentations)

I’m on the slate for two preconferences at GLA/COMO 2010 in Athens in October: One Voice, Many Channels: Blogging and Tweeting for LibrariesAmy Watts, Robin FayUniversity of Georgia LibrariesDoes your library blog or tweet? Interested in getting started? Wondering what all the buzz is about? We’ll explore how libraries use Twitter and Blogger to share news, events, as well as a community building tool. If ...

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PhD me — PhD ideas

So, if I were going to do a PhD program and I didn’t want to travel too much, it would need to be either local or nonresident program (or online, weekend classes, evenings, etc.) what are my choices? I am interested in social media, emerging technologies (such as semantic web, use of mobile as central platform), and how people use technology. Although I am interested ...

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