Category Archive: social content

Jul 19

Emerging Technology Forum – Geelong 2012

I was happy to again be attending the ETF, which is a collaborative training event organised by Deakin University, Geelong Regional Libraries and Gordon TAFE. With a new format and new location and with a theme of “Using technology well”, it was an amazingly insightful day. Here’s my amazingly detailed notes from the day – …

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Feb 07

Discover – Concurrent Session 2 – VALA 2012

Alison Delitt and Sarah Schindeler – NLA – Trove – the terrors and triumphs of service-based social media Trove – free online search tool that brings together bibliographic records from libraries and archives. Best known for OCR, human corrected digitised newspapers. Trove already has an interactive base – including lists, tagging, comments and more. Social …

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Jun 09

Self esteem and social networking

As I mentioned in an earlier this week, it was my birthday a couple of weeks ago and it was on my birthday that this thought process entered my ever rambling mind. Part of my birthday being a good day was as a result of all the birthday greetings I got, both through Twitter and …

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Aug 05

ProBlogger Training Day – Part Three

Here’s the last part of my notes from the ProBlogger training day I attended Tuesday. I know its hard to get something out of someone else’s notes, so if you need to ask a question – please do! Blog Workshop – Chris Garrett Handed out a mind map to give some tips on how your …

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Aug 04

ProBlogger Training Day – Part Two

As so it continues. Here is Part Two of my notes from the ProBlogger training day I attended yesterday.  Just to save your eyes and my fingers, there will be a third post, for the last of my notes. In the meantime – enjoy! Building Community on your blog – Darren Rowse Building community is …

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Aug 03

ProBlogger Training Day – Part One

I was so fortunate to be able to attend the ProBlogger training day held in Melbourne today. If you don’t know ProBlogger (Darren Rowse) – check him out. He is one of the foremost authorities on blogging and an Aussie as well and he gathered together a great group of blogging colleagues to present a …

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Apr 03

Anatomy of a Library 2.0 Masterclass

I had the wonderful, exhausting and exhilarating job of presenting a two day Libraries 2.0 Masterclass this week, with the delightful Kathryn Greenhill.  Glad to say, it was an all round success, with wonderful feedback and responses from our 19 attendees. Kathryn has covered the days with our tweets, through a Cover It Live session …

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Nov 01

LibMark Digital Marketing and Libraries Pt 1

After my last post,  it seems only appropriate that this one is my notes taken from a marketing seminar. LibMark, which is the marketing subcommittee of the Public Libraries Victoria Network, ran a full day seminar on Digital Marketing and Libraries on Friday 23rd October.  From here on in are my notes from the day, …

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Sep 04

ALIA Dreaming 08 – Fri AM Plenary – Stephen Abram

Big Stuff – Library Challenges – Stephen Abram – Sirsi-Dynix Institute We need to tell good stories – tell each other about the good things that happen, not the bad, which is what we usually do. Stephen said that our stuff is awesome, we are in good standing amongst the libraries of the world. We …

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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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