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  • instead of thinking you can only participate in f2f conferences, consider how you can participate virtually
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  • Social Bookmarking
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  • Netvibes
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  • 1. pivot points for change: libraries and librarians using web 2.0 to connect, create, and collaborate
    presented by Buffy Hamilton, Ed.S. || Wednesday Webinars|| June 2010
    http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com
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  • 2. “when industry norms start to die, people panic. it’s difficult to change when you think that you must change everything in order to succeed. Changing everything is too difficult.”seth godin
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  • 3. don’t reinvent the wheel; instead, find pivot points for change.
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  • 5. instead of thinking you can only participate in f2f conferences, consider how you can participate virtually
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    keep your traditional means of connecting with patrons and colleagues, but innovate at every possible touch point through social media and social networking
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    keep reading your print journals, but use a feed aggregator or information portal to access and organize your favorite blogs, journals, podcasts, youtube videos, and twitter rss feeds to stay on the cutting edge
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    keep networking with colleagues face to face, but cultivate a personal learning network to broaden your PLN to include librarians and other professionals from around the world who can inform your thinking, practice, and philosophy
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    keep your traditional productivity tools, but use cloud computing to encourage collaboration and information sharing
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    continue sharing your library program goals and reports through traditional formats, but also compose these in a different format, such as a mindmap, video, or other multimedia/visualization medium
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    keep your traditional services and materials, but expand those services and “containers” of materials to reflect patron needs
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  • 60. Image courtesy of Cape May County Library, NJ http://www.flickr.com/photos/capemaycountylibrary/4105530171/in/set-72157622808064554/
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    keep positing literacy as a primary focal point of your library program, but expand that definition of literacy to include new media literacy and information literacy as mainstream literacies equal in importance to traditional literacy.
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  • 67. fluency in the new literacies and information literacies is the new form of cultural capital
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  • 70. student created netvibes portal
  • 71. the perception of literacy is changing; literacy and texts can no longer be defined by container or format
  • 72. transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.
  • 73. transliteracy is a process of reading and writing the world
  • 74. privilege and support multiple containers and pathways to information
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  • 75. teach patrons multiple and dynamic ways of connecting with real world experts to help answer their questions
  • 76. teach patrons collaborative tools for creating and sharing knowledge
  • 77. skype
  • 78. blogging
  • 79. wikis
  • 80. social bookmarking
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    keep your traditional sources of authoritative information, but let the research topic and mode of research guide the integration of social media information sources and tools for delivering that content in your subject guides
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  • 86. you don’t have to change everything to keep up
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  • 87. don’t throw out everything
  • 88. fine tune and find your pivot points for change
  • 89. pivot points for change will help you and your library grow
  • 90. think and reflect: what are at least two pivot points of change you could incorporate into your work as a librarian or library program?
  • 91. Works Cited
    Godin, Seth. “Pivots for change.” Seth Godin’s Blog. N.p., 12 Mar. 2009. Web. 13 Sept. 2009. <http://sethgodin.typepad.com/‌seths_blog/‌2009/‌03/‌pivots-for-change-swords-and-plowshares.html>.
    Hamilton, Buffy. “Pivots for Change and Libraries.” The Unquiet Librarian. N.p., 25 July 2009. Web. 13 Sept. 2009. <http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/‌2009/‌07/‌25/‌pivots-for-change-and-libraries/>.
  • 92. contact information
    buffy.hamilton@gmail.com
    http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com
    http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com