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Like Orpheus Back from the Underworld

After a long period of silence, I am emerging from my self imposed exile.  I have been silent for a variety of reasons.  Chief among them was that I was spending more time in the virtual world, than I was … Continue reading

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SMLC Blogging, IM and Podcasting Workshop

Thanks to all of the enthusiastic participants of yesterday’s workshop. I had a great time, and I appreciate the hard work that you all did, and the enthusiastic response you gave me. As promised, I have posted all of the … Continue reading

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Welcome SWMLC Workshop Folks

It will be interesting to see how this workshop works out, as it appears that Blogger is blocked by the filter here. 🙂

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Labor Day 2006

Watch the video I have been having lots of fun experimenting with Windows Movie Maker…Just wait and see what I can do once I have a real video camera! 

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Avery’s First Podcast

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Podcasting @ MLC

Podcasting @ MLC Originally uploaded by ashkev. I had a great time teaching theese great folks a little bit about podcasting. They were all very enthusiastic, and I am sure that we will see a few new library podcasts come … Continue reading

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MLC Workshop Podcast

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Southwest Michigan Library Cooperative

I had a great time teaching the Blogging, IM and Podcasting workshop at the coop today. All of the participants were great sports. I learned a few lessons that should make the next workshop even better. Somehow, this IMG didn’t … Continue reading

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Blogging, IM and Podcasting for Non-Techies

Blogging, IM and Podcasting for Non-Techies

Begins: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 at :09 AM

Ends: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 at :04 PM

Entry fee: Cost of the workshop will be $25.00 for SMLC members and $30.00 for non-members. Fees cover continuing education units (CEUs), instructional materials, and refreshment breaks.

Location:

SMLC

305 Oak Street

Paw Paw, MI 49079

USA

Learn the ins and outs of blogging, RSS feeds, tagging, and emerging technologies that are relevant to libraries. We will examine RSS aggregators, various blog publishing platforms, and online photo sharing tools. Participants will create their own blogs in under five minutes.

Learn how blogging can help promote your library programs and services.

In the afternoon we will discuss emerging trends in instant message reference and Podcasting in the library. Learn how easy and inexpensive it is to keep in touch with your increasingly tech savvy patrons. We will examine how several libraries have successfully implemented these programs.

The presenter will demonstrate how staff with little or no technical expertise can get into the game. All that is needed is a little enthusiasm, a bit of time, some free software, and your existing computer equipment.

Trainer:

Kevin Smith is the assistant director of the Cass District Library. He maintains the web site and ILS. He is also the author of the Fiddling Librarian 3.0 blog. In 2004 he received his MLS from the Indiana University School of Library and Information Science, Indianapolis.

Tags: IM, Blogging, Podcasting, Libraries

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Some Vlog Notes

I now have my videos working from this site…I have chosen to make them available in .flv format primarily because they load very quickly. I have learned a great deal from the tutorials at freevlog.org. I tried to use the … Continue reading

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