Category Archive: instant messaging

May 20

Online presence in 2008

I have been thinking about this subject for weeks, longer probably and I’m not the only one. There’s been a lot of discussion about what social software people are using, people stopping blogging and some restarting and more. In the light of this, I thought it was about time I sorted out all the myriad …

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Feb 07

VALA 2008 Conference – Day 3 – Concurrent Session 13 – Virtual Reference

Kate Davis – Gold Coast City Council “Be my buddy: IM and the future of virtual reference” IM trial was run in tandem with the Ask Now chat service. Trial has now concluded. 2 types of IM – client based (ie. MSN Messenger, Google Talk) and website integrated (embedded – Meebo).  Embeds a flash based …

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Apr 17

CIL 2007 – Dynamic Instructional Content: Library 2.0 on a budget – Chad Boeninger

Chad’s voice is Library Voice, check it out. What this presentation is about is wikis, blogs, podcasts, screencasts, surveys, polls, and other tools. Learning occurs everywhere, not just in the classroom. Librarians teach one shot instruction sessions, often attempting to squeeze too many learning objectives into the one session. Pre-class preparation – alternatives to handouts …

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