Parting thoughts

I began this quest as a Library 2.0 skeptic. While I remain convinced that much that has been written about Library 2.0 has more hype than substance, after looking at some of the ways that libraries are using social bookmarking and folksonomies, I’ve come to think that use of these technologies in the library is […]

Posted at 12:32 pm on December 7, 2009 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: discursive | Tagged: , , , , | Continue reading

Librarians can tag anything

For several years in the early 1990s, Strathmore Municipal Library, in Strathmore, Alberta was home to a larger, sociable orange cat named Webster. The library staff cat-a-logged him using a technology that pre-dates the Internet: a collar was placed on the cat, and a small metal disk was attached to the collar. (The disk was […]

Posted at 12:21 pm on December 7, 2009 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: public libraries | Tagged: , , , | Continue reading


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