Archive for May, 2010

T is for Training Episode 47: Awesomeness Is Always Scalable is available for download here from our host Talkshoe. The next episode will take place on June 4th at 2pm Eastern.

(Ed Note:  Looks like I forgot to actually post this post about T is for Training 47.)

Alternate titles including:  So, I can Have a TedxAndy’sLivingroom?  Sweet!

Today’s guests:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Stephanie Zimmerman
, Library System of Lancaster County (PA)
Marianne Lenox, Huntsville Madison County (AL) Public Library
Dana Longley, SUNY Empire State College
Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse (NY) University
Julie Strange, Maryland Ask Us Now (MD)
Janie Hermann, Princeton (NJ) Public Library
Peter Bromberg, South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative (NJ)
Andy Woodworth, Burlington County Library System (Newest Usual Suspect!)
John LeMasney, Rider University (Welcome First Time Caller)

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 talked about:

TedXNJLibraries which happened on May 7th 2010 TedxNJLibraries  on Library Garden ; TedXNJLibraries on Flickr

The Discussion Points:
What was it like to organize the event? What did you take away from the event?  
Objects for the stage:
Tell us about this and why you decided to add it to the program? Would you do it again?

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

Keep on Your Radar: Two New Podcasts : LibPunk and Heels and Tiaras. Both feature adult language used properly.

Keep up with us: Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes Home, Friendfeed, our Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) LinkedIn, FaceBook, Twitter, a brand new Flickr group, Diigo Group and our Twitter Twibe.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links. Or Use Diigo and join the T is for Training Group there.

And join us on June 4th, 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training.  See you then!

Today we will be taping Episode 47 of the library training podcast T is for Training.  We will be taping at 2 pm eastern time today, Friday May 21st!

Probable subject for the show:

A Very TedXy show mainly focusing on the TedXNJLibraries conference that happened on May 7th.  There are  number of the organizers and participants scheduled to attend the taping of the show.  TedxNJLibraries  on Library Garden ; TedXNJLibraries on Flickr

Discussion Points:
What was it like to organize the event?
Did the library perspective help or hurt the organizaing process?
Lessons learned From Presenters?
Lessons learned from attendees?  
Objects for the stage:
Tell us about this and why you decided to add it to the program?
Would you do it again?
What would you remember to do? What would you change?
What did you not foresee happening at the conference?
Did the speakers follow the TED Commandments and how did you think it effected their presenations?

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

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.

Keep up with us via: Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes Home, Friendfeed, LinkedIn, FaceBook, Google Group, or Twitter.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links. Or Use Diigo and join the T is for Training Group there.

See you at 2 pm!

T is for Training Episode 46: Don’t Worry About Them Liking You is available for download here from our host Talkshoe. The next episode will take place on May 21st at 2pm Eastern.

This show was full of alternate titles including:  Restored to Sanity; Our Police Department Asked Us To; Way Far In The Distant Past; and It Was Just Ugly.

Today’s guests:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Stephanie Zimmerman
, Library System of Lancaster County (PA)
Marianne Lenox, Huntsville Madison County (AL) Public Library
Heather Braum, North East Kansas Library System (NELKS)
Andrea Snyder, Enoch Pratt (MD) Free Library
Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse (NY) University
Mary Pelton, Rocky River (OH) Public Library
Brenda Hough, NELKS (Now a Usual Suspect!)
Julian Clark, Howard County Library (Now a Usual Suspect!)
Michael Sauers, Nebraska Library Commission (Now a Usual Suspect!)
Sarah Glassmeyer, Valparaiso University School of Law (Now a Usual Suspect!)
Sarah Houghton-Jan, San Jose Public Library (Now a Usual Suspect!)
Mary Carmen Chimato, North Carolina State University (Now a Usual Suspect!)

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 talked about:

How do people (everyone, not just customers) use computers in libraries? From Julian from Howard County Library.  So, how do they use and what training do they need to use them?

Thanks But I will Use My Laptop: http://travelinlibrarian.info/2010/05/thanks-but-ill-use-my-laptops/ Suggested by a post by Michael Sauers. What do you think of this practice at a presentation?  Does it depend on format? how many? Presentation site logistics?

Continued wrap up of CIL: Wants/ Needs/ Likes/ Dislikes Wish List.

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

Keep on Your Radar: Two New Podcasts : LibPunk and Heels and Tiaras. Both feature adult language used properly.

Keep up with us: Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes Home, Friendfeed, our Google Group, (pretty please join the google group!) LinkedIn, FaceBook, Twitter, a brand new Flickr group, Diigo Group and our Twitter Twibe.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links. Or Use Diigo and join the T is for Training Group there.

And join us on May 21st at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training.  See you then!

Tomorrow we will be taping Episode 46 of the library training podcast T is for Training.  We will be taping at 2 pm eastern time Tomorrow, Friday May 7th!

Probable subjects for the show tomorrow:

How do people (everyone, not just customers) use computers in libraries? From Julian from HCL.  So, how do they use and what training do they need to use them?

Thanks But I will Use My Laptop: http://travelinlibrarian.info/2010/05/thanks-but-ill-use-my-laptops/ Suggested by a post by Michael Sauers. What do you think of this practice at a presentation?  Does it depend on format? how many? Presentation site logistics? hanks but I will use my laptop http://travelinlibrarian.info/2010/05/thanks-but-ill-use-my-laptop/

Continued wrapup of CIL: Wants/ Needs/ Likes/ Dislikes Wish List (really, I just want my own say.)

T is for Training is supported by you the audience and our usual supporters LISHost, the library friendly hosting service ,the Library Society of the World and the ALA Learning Round Table, LearnRT, of the American Library Association (ALA).

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.

Keep up with us via: Our blog, Podcast Feed, ITunes Home, Friendfeed, LinkedIn, FaceBook, Google Group, or Twitter.

Go to the delicious page : http://delicious.com/tag/tisfortraining to see relevant links. Or Use Diigo and join the T is for Training Group there.

See you at 2 pm tomorrow!





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