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Hey Dylan

I love the symbols in the "toolbox" right above the box I'm typing this in. Pictographs? Hieroglyphics?

Makes you wonder about how far we've come, and yet we're still really close to the original. I especially like the "omega". Kind of foreboding, like maybe we're also close to the terminal point.


Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 – Where to begin?

There are a lot of great information sources that explore the concept of Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 (L2.0). Both terms have been through some serious verbal washings and duly sanforized to reveal complex terminology and user-centered design.

Plainly put, it’s the rise of the personalized web, populated, maintained,

Your Ignorance Will Not Protect You

(Author's Note: This post was originally published in the June 9th issue of The Scoop, the Youth Services Newsletter of the Idaho Commission for Libraries.)

The title of this post is direct, blunt and confrontational. It’s meant to be. It’s also a piercingly honest take on our profession. Metaphorically