Tag Archives: Library

Reflections: Social Software and Libraries

It’s been a busy term, and it’s hard to believe it’s over already! I’ve mentioned that I am currently employed at the University of Waterloo Library, and this class has been an excellent complement to the experiences I’ve been enjoying … Continue reading

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Combining and Contextualizing Information: Mobility, QR Codes and Podcasts

In “How Libraries Can Bridge the Information Web and the Social Web,” Dave Puplett discusses some of the ways in which libraries can implement new media to integrate the information web and the social web. (2011) In Puplett’s words: “the … Continue reading

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Twitter and Context Collapse

I’d like to begin my post with a reference to ‘context collapse,’ which is a concept that Alice E. Marwich and Dana Boyd expound upon in “I Tweet Honestly, I Tweet Passionately: Twitter Users, Context Collapse, and the Imagined Audience” … Continue reading

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Reading Cultures: Blogging and RSS Feeds

I’ve been thinking about reading. Thinking while I read, thinking about how I read. Reading is both a noun and verb: I’m reading the readings. So far, the readings for this class have all been available online, and perusing those … Continue reading

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Refining Library 2.0

It’s probably clear from my first blog post that I appreciate a clear definition as a jumping-off point for discussion—and this is especially so with regard to complex concepts that are not delineated easily. Library 2.0 is a term that … Continue reading

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