Wednesday, September 26, 2007

In Summary

I reluctantly began this program thinking it would be very difficult. It has turned out to be a very beneficial addition to my library training. I did feel like I was playing with paper dolls while creating an avatar, but that was alot of fun. I especially enjoyed setting up the blog and exploring Flickr. I thought LibraryThing was pretty neat. Learning about wiki's and seeing how other libraries were using them was also interesting. YouTube was something I thought was fun and I will go back to that. I would definately enjoy more online training. Mr. Darcy enjoyed the fact that he was the center of attention as usual. It's good to know how much Jane Austen is still appreciated and remember you can always go back to Pemberly. See you ...............

Project Gutenburg

I really liked Project Gutenburg. I found out that Pride and Prejudice was # 17 on the top 100 books of yesterday. I started to read it, but then I thought they might want me back at the circ desk to do some work. Oh well, there's always another day! Mr. Darcy was quite excited about being such a celebrity. Who would ever have thought it!


I discovered and visited the Tokyo Central Public Library. They have a 12 page users guide at the Circ. Desk so patrons will know exactly how to do everything at the library. Maybe that's a thought.

Friday, September 21, 2007

Web 2.0 and Thinkfree

Well I played around with and signed up for Thinkfree. It's a completely free online alternative to Microsoft Office. It lets you create, colloborate on and store documents and files. It looks like it I will be using it quite a bit. I think it will be very helpful.

Thursday, September 20, 2007


I enjoyed YouTube, especially the talking dog videos. Seriously though, I can't see why people would spend time on YouTube. I would rather read. Just a personal preference. It was also fun to watch the 60's bloopers. Something different I guess.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Online Productivity Tools

Word Processing has come a long way from my first class in high school. The tools available now are so helpful that it seems every high school student should have a near perfect paper. It is much quicker than Mr. Darcy's pen and ink jar. No blots either.


It was surprising to me to see that Britney Spears was the top search. I think I'm getting old.