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What About My Friends?

I’m not exactly sure when I joined Facebook. I do recall signing up some time ago then pretty much forgetting about it. Other than checking out any group in which I had a vague interest and realizing I am waaaay older than the average member, there wasn’t much point in using Facebook, other than to post comments like “Yeah; (your interest here) ROCKS!” ad nauseam.

Then Ning came along. Like Facebook, I have no freakin’ memory of … Read the rest

No Mas!

It started out so innocently.

Like a lot of you, I began checking out the social networking hubbub featured on just about every library discussion list. Judging from the postings, not only would social networking and other Web 2.0 tools make me a Better Librarian, I would never be lost, or at the very least bereft of new places to order shoes. So I signed up for a MySpace account.

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Where’s the Tartar Sauce?

I’ve been back from the ACRL conference in Baltimore for neigh on a week now, and wouldn’t you know it? I have some thoughts to share:

  • Judging from the list of official ACRL bloggers, I’d say the bloggers-to-attendee ratio was pretty much 1-to-1. Okay; that was snarky, but could it be I’m jealous that the executive committee didn’t come crawling, conference t-shirts clutched between their teeth, begging me to blog? Naah….
  • This was a first–I’ve never attended a conference
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