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On "Singapore public library’s digital experiments". Davies Forum Speaker Series ...

On "Singapore public library’s digital experiments". Davies Forum Speaker Series
http://silverinsf.blogspot.com/2008/02/davies-forum-speaker-series-ivan-chew.html

See also: http://ramblinglibrarian.blogspot.com/2008/02/speaking-at-usf-part-8-slides.html

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Davies Forum Spring 2008: Ivan Chew 14 Feb, Part 2 Of 3 Davies Forum Spring 2008: Ivan Chew 14 Feb, Part 2 Of 3 Presentation Transcript

  • Davis Forum, Spring 2008: Digital Literacy 14 Feb 2008 Part 2 of 3 Ivan Chew www.nlb.gov.sg
  • I am a librarian from Singapore
  • link
  • My personal reasons for Blogging S’pore public library’s digital experiments Senior Citizens & Blogging
  • Story: Somewhere in Singapore. At a meeting. Librarians discussing about blogs.
  • “Excuse me…”
  • “What’s the point of the library starting blogs?”
  • ?
  • http://flickr.com/photos/arbron/56216464/
  • spicy chicken broth
  • http://flickr.com/photos/jasonmichael/40127683/
  • “That, is why”
  • publicise engage
  • High Browse Online blogs.nlb.gov.sg/highbrowseonline “To help make informed reading choices” • Book reviews • Librarians’ recommendations • Readers’ contributions • Events at Public Libraries
  • ASK! blogs.nlb.gov.sg/ask Weblog: Advisory & Enquiry Service •Features selected Q&A • “Show people what they can ask”
  • link
  • Library@orchard blogs.nlb.gov.sg/orchard About the relocation of library@orchard • Publicity •Communications •Maintain “brand awareness” •Goodwill
  • Library@esplanade blogs.nlb.gov.sg/epcl Music, dance, theatre, film • Publicity • Specialised materials • Staff
  • Y.O! blogs.nlb.gov.sg/yo Young People Service’s Blog • Teen Expression • Reading • Learning • Librarians
  • “Seek out bloggers and leave comments”
  • start a “conversation” hope for a response
  • leverage on heightened awareness
  • Tracked outcomes
  • Part 2 of 3 ivanchew@nlb.gov.sg ask@nlb.gov.sg RamblingLibrarian@gmail.com ramblinglibrarian.blogspot.com