Library 2.013 Conference Today, Tomorrow (October 18 & 19)


Library 2.013 Conference - Library 2.0

The world’s largest online virtual conference, Library 2.013, runs today and tomorrow (October 18 & 19, 2013). Head on over to access over 100 presentations. 

“The conference is online, in multiple time zones over the course of two days, and free to attend!”

To access the schedule scroll down to the time zones on the Sessions and Schedule page, click on the yellow highlighted link to access the schedule according to your viewing time zone. Or see the list of Recordings, which will become available as conference sessions conclude.

Top Ten (10) Social Media Competencies for Information Professionals | The Search Principle


Top Ten (10) Social Media Competencies for Information Professionals | The Search Principle

Pull Quote:

Top Ten (10) Social Media Competencies for Information Professionals (2013)

  1. Understand, explain and teach others about the principles and trends of social mediaweb 2.0 (and library 2.0 / archives 2.0)
  2. List major tools, categories and affordances of social media
  3. Apply social media to solve information problems, and communicate digitally with users
  4. Use social networking sites for promotional, reference and instructional services in libraries
  5. Navigate, evaluate and create content on social networking sites
  6. Follow netiquette, conform to ethical standards and interact appropriately with others online
  7. Explain copyright, security and privacy issues on social media to colleagues and user communities
  8. Understand the importance of digital identity and reputation management in a social media age
  9. Explain related terminology such as collaboration 2.0, remix and open source
  10. Renew social media competencies, advocate for institutional strategies and policiesand build evidence base in social media

Steven Bell – Future of Librarians Interview


Steven Bell – Future of Librarians Interview.