The listening task for this thing is further indication that I am a visual learner. I regularly use screencasts and attend webinars. After a minute of listening to the interview podcasts I was clicking around on other websites and documents and so lost concentration on the content. I then tried the serial podcast but didn’t… Read More #thing7 Podcasts
It was with trepidation that I began this thing. What do I say on other participants’ blog posts? When I started looking, I felt my blog layout is lacking in comparison to other impressive pages. Others have put so much effort and time into their posts, time that I can’t seem to find…and so I… Read More #thing6 Reflective Practice
I have been a Facebook member – looking today at my activity log I played way too much Farmville then! It is still very much a social tool for me. I remember the debate at work when it first became popular as to whether the library should have a presence and it was felt that… Read More #thing5 Facebook and Twitter
I am playing catchup as I have been on leave with no broadband in the rural midlands. I tried a Google Hangout chat with a colleague in the same office (yes why? – no time/other option/no one else I knew was on it!). I couldn’t attend the later group hangout as I was on holidays… Read More #thing4
I have just added a profile picture to LinkedIn even though I have been a member since 2008 because of the current Rudaí 23 task. (All this reflective practice writing in the first person, not used to it!) My experience with LinkedIn has mainly involved connection requests from people I haven’t really worked with and… Read More My experience with LinkedIn and my professional brand
I’m late with my first Rudaí 23 task because I was at the IIUG/EIUG conference (yes, a library conference) and library systems training! I suppose I became a librarian by accident rather than design. Working in the public sector all my working life, the next upgrade available happened to be in the library. So I… Read More How/Why I became a librarian?