Archive for March, 2009

CIL Notes: Innovation, Services & Practices at the Darien Library

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

The way libraries in general approach the future is not sustainable. – John Blyberg Trust is the watchword at Darien Library. All the new, supposedly radical innovations they’ve launched hinge on a highly cultivated sense of trust with their public. Bear in mind that I’m not saying this to be dismissive. These things are “supposedly […]

CIL Notes: Evaluating, Recommending, and Justifying Web 2.0 Tools

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Is social media becoming more traditional, or is traditional media becoming more social? –Marydee Ojala This was a hugely popular session, and I can completely understand why. A common thread in my conversations with colleagues (not to mention just about every post I’ve written at this conference) concerns the adolescence of web 2.0. We know […]

CIL Notes: Designing the Digital Experience

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Fine tuning should never be done by staff. Fine-tuning should be done by customers. – David Lee King David Lee King provided a strong overview of design theory and ways we can turn our digital presences from a static list of information into something that creates more of an experience for the user. The logic’s […]

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