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

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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

  1. 1. Davis Forum, Spring 2008: Digital Literacy 14 Feb 2008 Part 2 of 3 Ivan Chew www.nlb.gov.sg
  2. 2. I am a librarian from Singapore
  3. 3. link
  4. 4. My personal reasons for Blogging S’pore public library’s digital experiments Senior Citizens & Blogging
  5. 5. Story: Somewhere in Singapore. At a meeting. Librarians discussing about blogs.
  6. 6. “Excuse me…”
  7. 7. “What’s the point of the library starting blogs?”
  8. 8. ?
  9. 9. http://flickr.com/photos/arbron/56216464/
  10. 10. spicy chicken broth
  11. 11. http://flickr.com/photos/jasonmichael/40127683/
  12. 12. “That, is why”
  13. 13. publicise engage
  14. 14. High Browse Online blogs.nlb.gov.sg/highbrowseonline “To help make informed reading choices” • Book reviews • Librarians’ recommendations • Readers’ contributions • Events at Public Libraries
  15. 15. ASK! blogs.nlb.gov.sg/ask Weblog: Advisory & Enquiry Service •Features selected Q&A • “Show people what they can ask”
  16. 16. link
  17. 17. Library@orchard blogs.nlb.gov.sg/orchard About the relocation of library@orchard • Publicity •Communications •Maintain “brand awareness” •Goodwill
  18. 18. Library@esplanade blogs.nlb.gov.sg/epcl Music, dance, theatre, film • Publicity • Specialised materials • Staff
  19. 19. Y.O! blogs.nlb.gov.sg/yo Young People Service’s Blog • Teen Expression • Reading • Learning • Librarians
  20. 20. “Seek out bloggers and leave comments”
  21. 21. start a “conversation” hope for a response
  22. 22. leverage on heightened awareness
  23. 23. Tracked outcomes
  24. 24. Part 2 of 3 ivanchew@nlb.gov.sg ask@nlb.gov.sg RamblingLibrarian@gmail.com ramblinglibrarian.blogspot.com

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