What Now? Housekeeping, Updates, Twitter Archive

Hello, everyone & thank you for participating in Handhelds in School Libraries NJ. You dove into the loose structure of an Unconference headfirst & surfaced, grinning energized. Let’s continue these crowdsourced conversations here & on the Facebook Group we established — membership is open, so even if you couldn’t make it, or if you’d like to include a colleague who’s just hearing about HHSLNJ now, please to join & share the Group’s URL widely.

A bit of housekeeping:

  • Notes from Sessions: We would like to use this blog to maintain an archive of the discussions this past week, and to continue the conversation. We urge you to¬† post your notes from the sessions you attended in the Comments field of the relevant session posts, seen below. Please don’t worry about making them perfect, or even pretty — we are going for form over function here!
  • Comments: on the day of HHSLNJ, we turned off comment moderation, so nobody would have to wait to see their notes & suggestions posted online. To prevent spam from taking over our comments now, we’ve turned comment moderation back on. What does this mean for you? If you’ve already published a comment successfully, you should be able to post new comments without waiting for one of us to approve it. If you’re a new commenter, a co-organizer of HHSLNJ will need to approve you the first time you comment. We’ll be checking for new comments daily for at least the next week.
  • Twitter archive: I’ve used Tweet Reports to compile this archive of all Tweets tagged with #hhslnj. If you are on Twitter, you’ll probably find colleagues to follow, and if you’re not, I hope you’ll use the archive to see how you can use this powerful tool to build & grow your PLN (personal learning network). LibraryLinkNJ happens to have held a webinar on this very topic — all resources for it (slides, handouts, archived recording)–are available here.

That’s it for now. Thanks so much for participating & we look forward to continuing the conversation with you all!

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One Response to What Now? Housekeeping, Updates, Twitter Archive

  1. Amy Penwell says:

    Rutgers Libraries has a comprehensive list of Apps for Research and Study on their website – http://bit.ly/HqRaQZ

    The focus is on iPhone and iPad apps, and not necessarily geared toward school libraries, but it’s a VETTED list of great tools to check out.

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