[aif] Re-imagining public libraries

David Weinberger

I’m at an early Sunday morning (7:45am) session on re-imagining libraries with John Palfrey of the DPLA , Brian Bannon (Commissioner of the Chicago Public Library), and Tessie Guillermo ( Zero Divide ). My seat-mate tells me that many of the people here are from the local library and its board.The audience is overwhelmingly female. NOTE: Live-blogging. SM: Libraries are being more used even though people can download books. All at the library.

[liveblog] The future of libraries

David Weinberger

I’m at a Hubweek event called “Libraries: The Next Generation.” ” It’s a panel hosted by the Berkman Center with Dan Cohen , the executive director of the DPLA ; Andromeda Yelton , a developer who has done work with libraries; and Jeffrey Schnapp of metaLab. NOTE: Live-blogging. Sue Kriegsman of the Center introduces the session by explaining Berkman’s interest in libraries. That makes it hard to be the director of a public library.

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Building a Solid Library of Use Cases

Luis Suarez

. You may still remember how a while ago I put together over here a couple of blog posts, where I was talking extensively about the Social Business Adaptation Framework I’m currently using when working with clients in their various different change initiatives as part of their own Social Business journey. That’s why the third pillar of the Social Business Adaptation Framework I keep using all the time has always been about building a solid library of use cases.

Report from Denmark: Designing the new public library at Aarhus, and the People’s Lab

David Weinberger

Knud Schulze, manager of the main library in Aarhus , Denmark and Jne Kunze of the People’s Lab in Denmark are giving talks, hosted by the Harvard Library Innovation Lab. NOTE: Live-blogging. Now that the process of digitizing all information is well underway, the focus is on what can only be experienced in the library. Before, the library was a space for media. Seriousness was prized in libraries. If you have a library card, you can open the door.

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Dean Krafft on the Linked Data for Libraries project

David Weinberger

Dean Krafft , Chief Technology Strategist for Cornell University Library, is at Harvard to talk about the Mellon-funded Linked Data for Libraries (LD4L) project he leads. The grantees include Cornell, Stanford, and the Harvard Library Innovation Lab (which is co-sponsoring the talk with ABCD). (I NOTE: Live-blogging. The participants are Cornell, Stanford, and the Harvard Library Innovation Lab. 22 institutions are collaborating.

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Introduction to the Workshop - Ulrike Cress Why a workshop in mass collaboration? Recent mass phenomena: Wikipedia, tagging, blogging, Scratch, massive open online courses and connectivism, citizen science, maker-space Who is creating these? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Can we design mass collaboration? As you get more and more collaboration, you get a speed-up of innovation. How about collaboration?

Technology Stewardship at Libraries – Free Online Event | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If you are a librarian or library junkie, join us! Library: WebJunction Location: Wimba Classroom Other Information: *Registration is required for this event.

Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative.

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative & Social Learning Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative & Social Learning November 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’m going to gloat a little bit. A little background: We’ve been working on the Xyleme Voices podcast library for over a year and a half now. Check out my next blog post to find out who made this bold declaration.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Talent, Innovation and Competitiveness

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

Collaborative authoring. Shared media and document library. Social Learning (Wikis, Blogs, Reviews, Comments, Mentoring/Coaching). •. ?. Shared Media and Document Library. ?. Blog LCMS Resources learning content management system (LCMS LMS vs. LCMS: What is the difference and why does it matter? LMS vs. LCMS?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Dialogue on Virtual Worlds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

» February 12, 2007 A Dialogue on Virtual Worlds Last week I moderated a panel on Transforming Healthcare, Education and Business through Virtual Worlds at the Westport (CT) Public Library. He, Beth Coleman and Henry Jenkins have started a very interesting dialogue on virtual worlds and Second Life through their respective blogs. Here are Henrys , Beths and Clays blog entries to kick off their discussion.

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Xyleme

But this blog post isn’t about why learning needs to engage with the enterprise. I’ve already written about this extensively in my Plugging Learning into ECM white paper (also available for download at the resource library section of our web site). Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

What is a Learning Content Management System (LCMS)?

Xyleme

Here’s a complete list of things you might want to look at when shopping for a learning content management system: How your content is authored, and whether you need to collaborate. How you manage your media and documents, and whether you have and/or need a shared content library. Blog LCMS Resources learning content management system (LCMS There’s a lot of confusion surrounding Learning Content Management Systems.

trainingwreck is no more … introducing ‘brave new org’

Dan Pontefract

In 2011, I turned 40 (documented here somewhat if you like) and perhaps it’s a mid-life blogging / career crisis, but I just didn’t think the title ‘trainingwreck’ was doing me any favours on this blog site. Hint … it starts with an “I” collaboration personal brave new org

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Luis Suarez

. Back in October last year, if you would remember, I decided to, finally, get things started with this particular series of blog posts around the Social Business Adaptation Framework I have been using with clients for a good while now to help them either jumpstart their own efforts in their Social Business journey or to help them spice up their already existing Digital Transformation initiatives they may have had in place already for some time. Building a solid library of use cases.

Live blogging Studio 20?s Open Studio at NYU

Doc Searls

Below is my live blogging, in outline form, of the final presentations of work by NYU graduate journalism students in Jay Rosen’s Studio 20 class, which I’ve served for three semesters as a visiting scholar. Mike Rothman, one of the students, asked me to live blog the event. Live Blogging is his topic, and what I’m doing now. TimelineJS, GeoJSON, D3 Libraries… Not all stories are profoundly digital.

[dplafest] Advanced Research and the DPLA

David Weinberger

Prof, University Libraries, St. Rather than liveblogging in this blog, I contributed to the collaboratively-written Google Doc designated for the session notes. I’m at a DPLAfest session. Jean Bauer (Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown U.), Jim Egan (English Prof, Brown), Kathryn Shaughnessy (Assoc. John’s U), and David Smth (Ass’t Prof CS, Northeastern).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): HHS and Federal Government Blogs

Mark Oehlert

Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED) | Main | The e-Learning Guilds Call for Presenters at DevLearn 2008 » May 14, 2008 HHS and Federal Government Blogs Did you know that the Secretary for Health and Human Services has a blog ? federal government blogs here. Im going to head over and check out the feeds from the CBO blog and the Dept. of Transportation blogs.

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

A few months back, if you would remember, I got started with this series of blog entries about the Social Business Adaptation Framework I’m currently using when working with clients who are just about to embark on the so-called Social Business Transformation journey or with those other clients who may want to spice up their digital transformation efforts carried out so far and whatever other change initiatives already put in place.

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

You can read about them in Linux Journal (starting in 1996), The Cluetrain Manifesto (1999, 2000 , 2011 ), this blog (starting in 1999), ProjectVRM (starting in 2006) and The Intention Economy (2012). You needed a library. See Science Exchange : collaboration on an open public network. Blogging Broadcasting Business Cluetrain Culture Events Future infrastructure Internet Journalism Live Web News Personal clouds problems Technology VRM

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Luis Suarez

Back in that blog entry I mentioned how having the right purpose is the main trigger to get things going. knowledge workers) need to become smarter in terms of how they can make the most out of social tools to collaborate more openly and share more of their knowledge across to, eventually, help them get work done effectively vs. using it as a corporate weapon of massive destruction (of one’s own digital reputation, that is). .

[liveblog] International Conf. of Univ. Libs: Morning talks

David Weinberger

I’m at The 13th annual International Conference of University Libraries (Conferencia Internacional sobre Bibliotecas Universitarias) at the Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City. NOTE: Live-blogging. Her topic: “Reinventing the Library: Technology as a Catalyst.” Mariel’s group is building online scheduling of meeting with libraries. Rural students need to learn how to use the Web to search the university library.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

Even worse, I like bookstores better than I like libraries because I like to write in my books as I read and dog-ear pages and in general, rough them up a bit as I read them. I am getting all this reading in by, among other things, giving up training magazines and echo blogs. (I

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Luis Suarez

Continuing further along with the series of articles around the Social Business Adaptation Framework I’m currently using when working with clients, it’s now probably a good time to share some more details about the fourth pillar itself, out of the five of them, after having talked about ‘ What’s your purpose? ’, ‘ Social Computing Guidelines and why you would still need them ’ and ‘ Building a solid library of use cases ’. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

[templelib] James Neal, Columbia University

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Jim knows 26 things about libraries, he tells us. [ The library community has to be at the table. Build the digital library. MOOCS cannot be successful without libraries at the table.”. Rethink library space planning. New collaborations. Develop the library workforce with new recruitment and development strategies. Academic libraries have to pursue risk and experimentation at their core.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think"

Mark Oehlert

» September 07, 2007 Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" "Consider a future device for individual use, which is a sort ofmechanized private file and library. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform | Main | Yea!!

Communities of Practice Series with Darren Sidnick #1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Darren said it was ok to repost these on my blog, so I’ll be including one about once a week for the next 10 weeks. Here is number one, which ran on Darren’s blog in August. Part 1, part 2, part 3,, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7 and part 8 are all here on the blog.

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A Window Into The Org

Dan Pontefract

tools and applications in the organization, we arguably have seen both a positive uptake by employees, and correlated increases of collaboration. Organizations, these days, have multiple knowledge management systems, one or more learning management systems, an ERP to contend with, perfomance review system, along with the introduction of wiki, blog, podcast, vodcast, intranet, extranet, library, competency and sales performance tools. collaboration enterprise 2.0

Communities of Practice Series with Darren Sidnick #1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Darren said it was ok to repost these on my blog, so I’ll be including one about once a week for the next 10 weeks. Here is number one, which ran on Darren’s blog in August. Part 1, part 2, part 3,, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7 and part 8 are all here on the blog.

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The year’s top posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

2013 is over for everything but the holidays so I’m posting this list of the top 50 blog posts on Working Smarter this year. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” ” Knowledge.

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Reflecting* on the second half of 2009

Jay Cross

Collaboration gets things done and is the most powerful learning tool in the CLO’s playbook. Sitting in Bill’s cabinet room chair at the Clinton Library in Little Rock. Tags: Blogging Convergence Informal Learning Just Jay Meta-Learning Popular

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LibraryLab funded project librapalooza

David Weinberger

The Harvard Library Lab , which issues grants for library innovation at the University, is holding a forum in which all the projects get 5 mins to introduce themselves. NOTE: Live-blogging. They’re working on ways to spatially search information in the Harvard Library system. Bobbi Fox: Library Application Collaboration Development Tools and Resources: How we can better coordinate library innovation at Harvard.

A Cool Neurological Explaination for the Power of Small Wins - Bob.

Bob Sutton

About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. FT.com | Management Blog | Pick of the week. BusinessWeek Recommends this blog. Hansen: Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. About Email Me Subscribe to this blogs feed. Subscribe to this blogs feed. I'm so glad to see it appearing here on your blog, as well! Time to visit my local library or book store I guess :). Bob Sutton.

[siu] Panel: Capturing the research lifecycle

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Open source communities are better at collaborating than most academic research communities are. Overleaf was inspired by etherpad , the collaborative editor. Github: Libraries have uploaded 100,000 open access books, all for free. ” Q: Where do you see physical libraries fitting in? AWG: We keep track of some people’s libraries. AWG: Zenodo works with Chris Erdmann at Harvard Library.

[dplafest] Dan Cohen opens DPLA meeting

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. He also announces the DPLA Bookshelf, which is a contribution from the Harvard Library Innovation Lab that I co-direct. Dan announces a $1M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to help local libraries curate material in the DPLA and start scanning in local collections. Dan says that all of the sessions have Google Docs already set up for collaborative note-taking [an approach I''m very fond of

#ForTheWeb

Harold Jarche

My blog has given me almost everything that is positive for my work. Today, in 2018, I can say that blogging has directly connected me to a wide variety of clients , opened speaking opportunities worldwide, and helped me find international business partners.

A UN museum?

David Weinberger

I stole it directly from a Knight Foundation proposal by my friend Nate Hill at Chattanooga Public Library. He proposed setting up 4K displays in a few libraries that have gigabit connections, to enable local residents to interact with one another. These would go into libraries and other safe spaces where there can be facilitators. (We’re Collaborative virtual jigsaw puzzle of a photo of one of their home towns? Collaborative drawing?

Introducing Findings

Steven Berlin Johnson

A blog post I had written about Devonthink in 2004 had included this little riff: The other thing that would be fascinating would be to open up these personal libraries to the external world. I can imagine someone sitting down to write an article about complexity theory and the web, and saying, "I bet Johnson's got some good material on this in his 'library.'" Today, I’m thrilled to announce that our collaboration has led to the launch of Findings.

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[preserve] Lightning Talks

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Christie Moffatt of the National Library of Medicine talks about a project collecting blogs talking about health. Doctor David’s Blog. They were able to capture them pretty well, but with links to outside, outside of scope content, and content protected by passwords, there’s a question about what it means to “capture” a blog. The big question is which blogs they capture. A series of 5-min lightning talks.

[dplafest] Dan Cohen opens DPLA meeting

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. He also announces the DPLA Bookshelf, which is a contribution from the Harvard Library Innovation Lab that I co-direct. Dan announces a $1M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to help local libraries curate material in the DPLA and start scanning in local collections. Dan says that all of the sessions have Google Docs already set up for collaborative note-taking [an approach I''m very fond of

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

IDs can use an LCMS to develop collaborative content with design templates, reuse content nuggets across courses and learning departments, import content from other authoring tools, and publish the content across multiple outputs and devices. Social Learning (Wikis, Blogs, Reviews, Comments, Mentoring/Coaching). ?. ?. Shared Media and Document Library. . ?. The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning.

Content Curators

Dan Pontefract

As I’m fresh off my first neighbourhood block party in the Kitsilano hamlet that makes up part of Vancouver’s West Side, I got to thinking about content, curating and libraries. There used to be a time when libraries were the absolute focal point (along with the school and church) of a neighbourhood. We all become the sharers of knowledge, wisdom and insight not dissimilar to the neighbourhood block party or gatherings at the local library, church or school.