Self-Promotion Wikilibrarianship, Wikis

by Meredith Farkas on 4/19/2006 with 2 comments

After writing my last post, I started thinking that it really would be helpful to have a resource with information on self-promotion for new librarians. So I started one here on the Library Success Wiki. Stop by and add your knowledge to what could be a tremendous resource for new librarians. What do you wish …

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CIL 2006 WikiWikis

by Meredith Farkas on 2/12/2006 with 3 comments

I know less than nothing about Washington D.C. and even less about the Computers in Libraries conference. And I bet I’m not the only one. I do know that there are a whole bunch of folks who probably know a lot about both topics, so I thought it would be nice to have a place …

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Wiki World talkWikis

by Meredith Farkas on 1/12/2006 with 3 comments

Just a quick reminder that today I’ll be giving an online talk on Wikis at 3 pm ET. It’s totally free to attend, so stop by if you’re interested in the subject. OPAL is pleased to present Wiki World: An Introduction. To participate, go to the online auditorium at http://67.19.231.218/v4/login.asp?r=67955673&p=0 type your name and click …

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Wiki spam begone!Wikis

by Meredith Farkas on 1/4/2006 with 4 comments

You have no idea how happy I am to report that my brilliant husband seems to have found the solution to my spam problems. We’re tried blacklists and they never worked. I required people to register and the spambots were kind enough to register before dumping spams on 60 or more pages. They got really …

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CFP: HigherEd BlogConblogging, libraries, our digital future, RSS and Syndication, screencasting, social bookmarking, tech trends, Wikis

by Meredith Farkas on 12/28/2005 with 2 comments

As you may know, I’m chairing the Library and Information Resources Track of HigherEd BlogCon, a totally online conference exploring the new technologies being used in higher education. Michelle Boule of the University of Houston is my fabulous partner-in-crime on this venture. The Call for Proposals for HigherEd BlogCon has been finalized, so I’m posting …

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Edward Vielmetti: Superpatronblogging, Wikis

by Meredith Farkas on 12/28/2005 with 1 comment

Yesterday, Edward Vielmetti, a very committed patron at the Ann Arbor District Library e-mailed me about an amazing idea he has for improving the Library Success Wiki (stay tuned for more on that — it’s so EXCITING!). When I wrote him back, I called him the “AADL Super Patron,” which is very coincidental, since he …

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