Archive for June, 2010

T is for Training Episode 49: The Hands On Titanic Reinvention available for download here from our host Talkshoe.

Check out the post on ALA Learning about the Training Showcase. The writer is full of awesomesauce.

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.

Join us Friday July 2nd at 2pm Eastern for our Regular Show. We will talk about ALA some more.

Today’s Guests:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Andrea Snyder, Enoch Pratt (MD) Free Library and MD State Library Resource Center
Julie Strange, Maryland Ask Us Now (MD)
Paul Signorelli, Paul Signorelli and Associates (CA)
Andy Woodworth, Burlington County (NJ) Library System
Andrew Schuping, Mercer University (GA)

And a whole pile of noobs (aka First Time attenders) to the show.

Abigail Goben, LaCrosse (WI) Public Library
Peter Coyl, Hsinchu International School (Taiwan)
Welcome our new Pacific Rim Correspondent
Emily Clasper, Suffolk (NY) Cooperative Library System
Jay Turner
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Gwinnett County (GA) Public Library
Katheryn Woodworth, Burlington County(NJ) Library System
Sandra Smith, Denver (CO) Public Library
Darcel Jones, Contra Costa (CA) County Public Library
Courtney Fuson, Belmont (TN) University
and introducing
Jenny Levine, American Library Association as the Cookiebrarian

The agenda:

Introductions
Totebags, ARC’s and Swag
ALA Planning and Panel Coordination
THAT Program Book
Battledecks and Improvisation
Vote With Your Feet
Virtual Participation in ALA And Beyond
The ALA 2010 Venue Search Smackdown
ALA Emerging Leaders
Clarifying ALA
Shoutout to ALA Staff

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!) and our Diigo Group.

Contact Us: baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com or via text or voice at Google Voice number 504-233-0361

Link Love: 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 July 2nd, 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training call in taping.

See you then!

T is for Training Episode 48: The People That Show Up Don’t Need The Class is available for download here from our host Talkshoe.

The next episode will take place at ALA on Monday June 28th at the “Networking UNcommons” somewhere near the exhibit floor at 4 pm.  Right before Battledecks!  I as (@confbaldgeek) will tweet the room location during ALA next weekend so you all can come on down and talk about the conference!

Today’s Guests:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Marianne Lenox, Huntsville Madison County (AL) Public Library
Angela Paterek
, Rocky River (OH) Public Library
Laura Botts, Mercer University (GA)
Mary Pelton, Rocky River (OH) Public Library
Kathy O’Neil
, Rocky River (OH) Public Library New Usual Suspect!
Ellen Druda, Half Hollow Hills (NY) Community Library New Usual Suspect!
Dani Vaughn-Tucker A Not So New New 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:

Typical Library Trainer job functions: What are some typical duties for a library trainer?  Staff development specialist?  are they the same?

Next Week’s ALA: If you are not going what you hope to get out of it and how you will keep up with the conference.

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.

Contact Us: baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com or via text or voice at Google Voice number 504-233-0361

Link Love: 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 July 2nd, 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training call in taping.

See you then!

Today we will be taping Episode 48 (OMG) of the library training podcast T is for Training.  We will be taping at 2 pm eastern time today, Friday June 18th!

Announcements:

1) Mark you calendar for the LIVE T is for Training at ALA to be taped at 4 pm Monday at the “Network Uncommons” space near the exhibit hall.   I (@confbaldgeek) will tweet the room location during ALA next weekend so you all can come on down and talk about the conference before Battledecks!

2) you can now call or text the show anytime using our new Google Voice number -  504-233-0361

Probable subjects for the show:

Next Week’s ALA:

If you are coming, what you hope to get out of it.  Some pre-conference highlights.   Battledecks preview.

If you are not going what you hope to get out of it and how you will keep up with the conference.

Typical Library Trainer job functions: What are some typical duties for a library trainer?  Staff development specialist?  are they the same?

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!

Due to life, work and an impending 25th High School Reunion (eek!), there will be no T is for Training this week at 2 pm.

Our next show will happen June 18th at 2pm back on our usual schedule.   We will also tape a show at ALA in Washington with date and location TBA!

You can now call or text the show at 504-233-0361 or as usual contact the show via email at baldgeekinmd at gmail dot com.

Take this time to catch up with all of our great past episodes, The MidWinter Interview Series, The CIL Live Two Part Showalapollza and the interview with Ellyssa Kroski, the editor of the Tech Set series of books.

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).

Remember to mark your calendars for the next show on Friday June 18th at 2pm Eastern Time.  See you then!





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