evolving technologies for libraries and librarians

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  • 1. Evolving Technologies for Libraries and Librarians

2. Why Technology?
ALAs State of Americas Libraries Report 2011 http://tinyurl.com/alasalr2011
[t]he technological advances of the past decade or the past year are leading the library community to rethink the very definition of library, what one analyst calls the sense of place, of service, and of community that has characterized the modern library for the last century.
Library 101: 101 Resources & Things to Know (RTK)http://www.libraryman.com/blog/101rtk/
Today, technology is a powerful driver of change in libraries, and it will stay that way for the rest of your career.
3. Which Technologies?
blogs and wikis
podcasts and webcasts
streaming media
instant messaging
virtual conferences
content management systems
cloud computing
social networking
QR codes
e-readers and tablet computers
webscale discovery systems
4. craigslist
5. Blogs
web log

  • library news and updates

6. subject-related blogs and guides 7. tips and suggestions 8. information for staff