Access, access, access

I’ve been spending the last few weeks setting up new systems for our Learning Commons that will, hopefully, allow users (students and staff) to find resources more easily in our school library c...

Bloom, Makerspaces and the Learning Commons

I will admit that I feel very guilty when I play with the ideas of media labs, makerspaces, gaming and other “trendy” concepts in the school library.  I mean, come on, if they’re th...

I <3 David Weinberger

He’s my newest VBFF (is a virtual best friend forever a thing?)  I’ve just finished reading his contribution to the Cluetrain Manifesto.  If you are one of the dedicated few who have hun...

Paper

This post is cross-posted from Hypermarc.   Hyperlinked Libraries.  Digital spaces.  Social Media.  Jacked in.  I love this s@#*! So why is the most fascinating part of Buckland’s decon...

Spreadable Media – An Interaction – Part 5

I am one of those that waxes reminiscent of the days of the corner book store and record store.  Those places that you could go to browse and talk to people about the authors and music that you love....

Spreadable Media – an Interaction Part 4

This post focuses on the teaching of information literacy, traditionally one of the key missions of the school library.  In a participatory culture, authorship and ownership become increasingly confu...

Hump Week

This was Hump Week for our PLE Project.  The half of the class that was getting course credit for their participation are on to a new course and the rest are at or are nearing the midpoint of their m...