Drop-in general orientation-to-the-library sessions and tours are often poorly attended and sometimes even a bit dull. Here are some ideas for workshops that allow librarians to reach out to their communities and develop information literacy skills in more effective ways, outside of the regular curriculum: practical Offer workshops on specific resources that have some buzz. These allow you not only to promote particular library resources, but also to raise critical issues surrounding fee vs free resources and scholarly vs. non-scholarly sources of information. sessions on new subscription-based tools and resources (i.e refworks) - http://www.library.uiuc.edu/refworkssessions on widely known, controversial free tools -- Google Scholar, Wikipediaseries -- for example: Research Frontiers or Cool Tools @ UNB Libraries libraryoutreach / FacetoFace
The Shifted Librarian Wiki I've taken a page from Steven M. Cohen's book and started to post my presentations here on this wiki. All of them are available as Adobe Acrobat PDF files. If you have questions about any of the information found here, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. 2010 Presentations ~ Go to 2009 ~ Go to 2008 ~ Go to 2007 ~ Go to 2006 ~ Go to 2005 ~ Go to 2004 ~ Go to 2003 ~ Go to 2002 ~ Go to 2001 ~ Go to 2000 ~ Go to 1999 ~ Go to 1998
TiddlyWiki is very flexible, and there are many different ways to use it. Here we're focusing on using it as a standalone file in the browser, which is a good choice for most users as it doesn't require any special knowledge or tools. For more options you can also run TiddlyWiki on Node.js.
If Wikipedia Says It, It Must Be True
O'Reilly Network: What Is a Wiki (and How to Use One for Yo Published on O'Reilly Network (http://www.oreillynet.com/) See this if you're having trouble printing code examples by Tom Stafford, Matt Webb 07/07/2006 Wiki A wiki is a website where users can add, remove, and edit every page using a web browser. It's so terrifically easy for people to jump in and revise pages that wikis are becoming known as the tool of choice for large, multiple-participant projects.
JISC Digital Repository Wiki - DigiRepWiki