Training

drupal – what it is & how it works (overview)

For those unfamiliar with Drupal it is a largescale opensource CMS for a website which is used by the likes of Tim Berners-Lee. Drupal is scalable and modular built which even includes design elements. Each Drupal website is like a house built out of legos — just like legos fit together to create something (a working door, a roof, etc.) which then creates the overall ...

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Library/Web 2.0 Workshops (Feebased; online)

Feebased; taught through SolinetXtreme Web Searching (Live Online)2/12-2/13/2008, 10:00 am - 12:00 pmRegistration and Pricing Information:http://www.solinet.net/workshops/ws_details.cfm?doc_id=4058&WKSHPID=26XWSLOBecoming a Library Advocate (Live Online) - NEW!2/12/2008, 10:00 am - 12:00 pmRegistration and Pricing Information:http://www.solinet.net/workshops/ws_details.cfm?mode=preview&doc_id=4799&WKSHPID=26BALOE-Resource Wrangling: An Introduction to ERMS (Live Online)2/12/2008, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmRegistration and Pricing Information:http://www.solinet.net/workshops/ws_details.cfm?mode=preview&doc_id=4595&WKSHPID=26ERMLOBasic MARC Tagging for Serials (Live Online)2/12-2/13/2008, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmRegistration and Pricing Information:http://www.solinet.net/workshops/ws_details.cfm?mode=preview&doc_id=3937&WKSHPID=05BMTSLOInstant Messaging for Communication, Reference, and ...

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free web 2.0 webinar

…and another free webinar.If interested, my list of web2.0 presentations are here. ——–In the recent OCLC Report, “Sharing Privacy and Trust in Our Networked World”, one of the comments in the conclusion is “Many U.S. library directors are simply not engaged in the socialization of the web….less than a quarter…” * Some may have dabbled or made sincere efforts into using new Web 2.0 tools, ...

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Free webinars – virtual worlds & libraries

Just passing along….—————- Greetings! These free, open-to-everyone online events in January on the general topic of virtual worlds and libraries were recently added to the OPAL calendar (http://www.opal-online.org/progschrono.htm). Feel free to share this information with others who may be interested. If you want the full OPAL experience, and if you are running a version of Microsoft Windows, you need to download and install a small, ...

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practical & productive networking tools

A friend of mine who is a k-12 art teacher asked about getting started with social networking. She does a little blogging here and there, but she is knee deep in teaching at the moment, which limits her time online. I thought for a bit about how to respond to her question. Her question focuses more on personal professional networking, not so much focused on ...

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knowledge worker 2.0 – what is it?

Hmm, well it does sound like fun. Oh, wait, I already do some of these things… 😉 Brief synopsis (for those who don’t like to click that much): Old way => information/knowledge held in a “fiefdom” by a small group of players ; knowledge workers are limited in power and by territory, knowledge as a process, rigid ways of organizing Brief discussion of the long ...

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Mini presentation on Web 2.0 technologies

Overview What we are doing IM External (Chat Ref) Internal (Serials, Ref) Blogs Del.icio.us The cataloging del.icio.us page has been up for about a month. We have 7 users linked to this page and we will be in a list of libraries using del.icio.us in Library Journal http://del.icio.us/url/db7b6b3059612ca00876d4a393f3747c Wikis External (FAQs) Internal (Reference, Serials Cataloging) Looking to the future Higher profile web presence Being where ...

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creating a e-zine — software choices

So you want to create an online newsletter, a magazine or e-zine? What should you use?There are many choices, some of which depend on budget size. My budget size= ZERO dollars.My investigation actually began in May with Drupal. These were reviewed as of August 2007. System requirements for most of these (but not all): Apache or IIS server; MySQL or another db server; PHP ; ...

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