Archive for June, 2009

The twenty third hour of T is for Training is entitled I Wanna Be the Noob/The Sacrificial Wildebeest.

Download and listen to our 15th  show of 2009 here. We had a nice (and funny) cast of folks joining us today.

We recapped both the virtual and face to face portions of the Pres4Lib Library Trainer Presentation Unconference that took place last Friday in Princeton NJ.

On the today’s show:

Maurice Coleman Harford County (MD) Public Library 
Beth Tribe
, Howard County (MD) Public Library
Marianne Lenox
,
Huntsville Madison County (AL) Public Library
Allison Miller, Internet Public Library 
Lori Reed, Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County (NC)
Rachel Rappaport, Howard County Public Library (MD)
Laura Botts
,
Mercer University (GA)

The opinions expressed by call participants are those of the participants and not necessarily those of any institution or group they represent or are associated with. And thanks to those who participated by chat.  We would love to hear your voice next time.

We recorded live at the conference, but that was before the battledecks(video) and the second round of lightning talks (video.)

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service and the Library Society of the World.

Follow us on Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes Home, Friendfeed, our still new Google Group,(pretty please join the google group!LinkedIn, FaceBookTwitter, a brand new Flickr group (thanks Polly!) and our Twitter Twibe.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service and the Library Society of the World.

Check out the June episode ofAdventures in Library Instruction, a podcast about instructional development in libraries.   One of the hosts is T is for Training usual suspect Jason Puckett.

And join us on July 19th 2009 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training.

Today (Friday June 19th at 2 pm eastern) we will be doing a recap and follow up to the Pres4Lib Library Trainer Presentation Unconference that took place last Friday in Princeton NJ.  This will be the 23rd hour of T is for Training.

We recorded live at the conference, but that was before the battledecks(vide0) and the second round of lightning talks (video.)

Join us for an engaging hour of dialogue about sharing and collaborating.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service and the Library Society of the World.

The show’s topics besides pres4lib may include:

What clues do you use to determine when you need to change pace? (From Polly Potter)

LibWorm would like some canned Training specific subject headings and ID queries to get users to useful training resources What would you suggest?

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links.

Where and How? : The show’s address is here:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/24719 You can listen live by clicking on the show’s page. You can call in, listen to the stream, or come by and chat.

It is up to you, but please do come. If you want to participate with your voice on the call, you should probably join Talkshoe before the show. You can catch up with all of the episodes  you may have missed by going to the Talkshoe either via the sidebar widget or via the web.

2point-0-ed? Keep up with us via: Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes HomeFriendfeed, LinkedIn, FaceBook, Google Group, or Twitter.
See you at 2 pm eastern.

Here is our special broadcast titled: No Turkey for Lunch or Library Theater. The episode was recorded in the Tower Room at the Princeton Public Library at the Pres4Lib conference on Friday June 12th, 2009.  This episode marks our 22nd podcast.  Thanks to all who joined us this day and those who wanted to join us but went to other things at the conference.

On the podcast:

Maurice Coleman Harford County (MD) Public Library
Beth Tribe
, Howard County (MD) Public Library
Polly-Alida Farrington
– Library Consultant (NY based)
Rachel Rappaport,
Howard County Public Library (MD)
Peter Bromberg, South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative (NJ)
Janie Hermann
, Princeton (NJ) Public Library (WELCOME First Time Participant!)
Courtney Bennett
, Brooklyn Public Library (WELCOME First Time Participant!)

Taping "T is for Training" in the Tower room

The opinions expressed by call participants are those of the participants and not necessarily those of any institution or group they represent or are associated with.

Follow us on Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes Home, Friendfeed, our still new Google Group,(pretty please join the google group!LinkedIn, FaceBookTwitter, a brand new Flickr group (thanks Polly!) and our Twitter Twibe.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service and the Library Society of the World.

And join us on June 19th 2009 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training.   We will be talking about the Pres4Lib conference among other things.

Peter Bromberg took this excellent picture from outside of the Princeton Public Library‘s Tower Room of our taping of the T is for Training recorded at Pres4Lib Friday June 12th.
Enjoy the high quality shot while I work on the file which will be posted soon.
And see you on Friday at 2 pm eastern time.
Taping "T is for Training" in the Tower room

Taping "T is for Training" in the Tower room

Today is the first (of many I hope) Pres4Lib conferences.

Great idea for a conference focusing on library presentation skills and sharing.

In that vein, we will be recording an episode of T is for Training as part of the conference.

Look for it next week.  Yes, there will be a regular T is for Training next Friday at 2 pm Eastern.

Follow the conference via the methods listed here on the  Pres4Lib Virtual Conference Page.

The twenty first hour of T is for Training is entitled What Is My Call To Action? Download and listen to our 13th  show of 2009 here. We had a nice cast of folks joining us today.

On the today’s show:

Maurice Coleman Harford County (MD) Public Library
Lori Reed, Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County (NC)
Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse University School of Information Studies (NY)
Paul Signorelli, Paul Signorelli and Associates (CA)
Peter Bromberg, South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative (NJ)
Allison Miller, Internet Public Library  (Our newest Usual Suspect. Congrats!)
Rachel Rappaport,
Howard County Public Library (MD) (Our newest Usual Suspect. Congrats!)
Matt Weaver,
Westlake Porter (OH) Public Library (WELCOME First Time Participant!)
Glenn
from California (WELCOME First Time Participant!)

The opinions expressed by call participants are those of the participants and not necessarily those of any institution or group they represent or are associated with. And thanks to those who participated by chat.  We would love to hear your voice next time.

On today’s very special episode we talked about:

How to model appropriate and innovative use of technologies in libraries.

As part of the summer long conference called: “Conversants :-) A Participatory Conversation,” a new idea in professional development for challenging economic times.

Among the things we talked about:

The Internet Public Library and the Librarian Internet Index‘s combining resources; Alliance Library System putting together a Mobile Reference Service;  Q and A NJ exploring text reference; Liverpool (NY) Public Library taking advantage of Panera Bread’s wifi and going to the public;  University Libraries using Skype to provide reference inside and outside of the library;  Washington DC Public Library’s IPhone application; Char Booth’s work on library reference; San Francisco Public Library’s forms of electronic reference; Text Reference and Abilene Christian University and Georgetown Med’s Use of IPhones.

Follow us on Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes Home, Friendfeed, our still new Google Group,(pretty please join the google group!LinkedIn, FaceBookTwitter, a brand new Flickr group (thanks Polly!) and our Twitter Twibe.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service and the Library Society of the World.

****Register for Pres4Lib, An East Coast Library camp for speakers and trainers being held on June 12th in Princeton NJ. (We will be taping an episode at the conference!)****

Check out the June episode ofAdventures in Library Instruction, a podcast about instructional development in libraries.   One of the hosts is T is for Training usual suspect Jason Puckett.

And join us on June 19th 2009 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training.  I am sure that we will do some wrap up of the Pres4Lib2009 conference next Friday.

Tomorrow’s (June 5th at 2 pm Eastern) the 21st episode of T is for Training will focus on:

“How to model appropriate and innovative use of technologies in libraries.”

Come with ideas, examples, stories, bragging and good information for our listeners.

This show is part of the  summer long conference called:

“Conversants :-) A Participatory Conversation,” a new idea in professional development for challenging economic times.

Here is the keynote given by R  David Lankes: It is a link to a video on Vimeo. Introducing Conversants

Join us for an engaging hour of dialogue about sharing and collaborating on great training resources.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service and the Library Society of the World.

The show’s topics:

Free Ad Space Again: Pres4Lib Library Camp for Speakers in Princeton NJ on June 12th. (only a few spots remaining!)

“How to model appropriate and innovative use of technologies in libraries.”

and if there is time:

LibWorm would like some canned Training specific subject headings and ID queries to get users to useful training resources What would you suggest?

Register for Pres4Lib, An East Coast Library camp for speakers and trainers being held on June 12th in Princeton NJ.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links.

Where and How? : The show’s address is here:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/24719 You can listen live by clicking on the show’s page. You can call in, listen to the stream, Nor come by and chat.

It is up to you, but please do come. If you want to participate with your voice on the call, you should probably join Talkshoe before the show. You can catch up with all of the episodes  you may have missed by going to the Talkshoe either via the sidebar widget or via the web.

2point-0-ed? Keep up with us via: Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes HomeFriendfeed, LinkedIn, FaceBook, Google Group, or Twitter.
See you at 2 pm eastern.





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