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IOLUG 2009: Social Library is People!

Friday, November 13th, 2009

I’m presenting at the Indiana Online Users Group fall symposium “Hot or Not: Managing Digital Identity.” It’s a privilege to have been invited to speak about creating a unique identity for your organization, in a presentation I’m calling “Social Library is People!” Because it’s true. Like Soylent Green, it’s the individuals within the institution that […]

CIL Notes: New Tools for Metrics and Measures

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Staff members are probably your website’s biggest users. –Edward Iglesias I remain convinced that there are more useful ways of examining our data. We collect large numbers of stats – both those required for state reporting and those for our own internal measures – but each individual statistic seems to exist as an island unto […]

CIL Notes: Building Community Partnerships

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Someone who knows you is less likely to slash your budget. –Kathy Dempsey Kathy Dempsey of library marketing blog The M Word provided a breathless list of ways libraries can connect with various stakeholders within the community. There was a noted lack of computers discussed in this talk, but I think the principles can easily […]

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