A Daily lesson?

If you are are up for a challenge and would like to learn something NEW every day? keep an eye on this fascinating Blog by a Reference Librarian located in Guam!

Titled: The Internet can change your life : 'a series of daily assignments designed to teach the newby all all the wonderful things the Internet has to offer'

It's not too late to catch up, currently on Assignment #77.

New technologies are uncovered in a fun way, every post ends with the word PLAY!! which is the core theme of the original 'Learning 2.0' program' by the brilliant Helene Blowers.

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More FREE Online Tools

TWO of our Library Worker 2.0 Modules, Finding Information and Creating Content now have their own Blogs. All the information you need to help with your Projects is now online. No more lost notes or remembering where you put them!!

Using 2.0 technologies to store information online is a great way to get organised. Google Gmail users can now take advantage of Zoho Planner
Schedule tasks, store files, set up a 'to do' list, keep track of your activities.
Why not Check out other Zoho Products, including Zoho Writer, Zoho Wiki Set up a Zoho Widget! ....or Zoho plugin for Microsoft Office!

is another simple way to take your own notes or use collaboratively. You can use it to prepare a business letter or share your latest a poem! It archives your work so you can always go back to an earlier version.

The web is full of Online storage repositories including the photo manipulating and sharing sites:

Web Based Office Suites can be found at:
Google Docs
ThinkFree (Beta at the moment)
Eyeos (Open source software)

Create your own Widgets at Yourminis

Let us know via the comment box in this Blog what you think of these great new technologies!


2.0 The Latest and Greatest!

Learning 2.0 has helped us understand the ever changing world of Web technology, and now we can see how the leading web sites in the field rank against each other on Movers 2.0, a new website which follows Web 2.0 Traffic trends, using Technorati data.

Check out the top rated sites, Monthly, Weekly Daily!

Find the latest 2.0 sites to play with and apply to your Library Worker 2.0 Projects. I just had to look at SmugMug !

How did I find the link to Movers 2.0? From Stumbleupon of course! where IT was highlighted on Steven Abrams Blog, Steven's Lighthouse of course!
Serendipity or just great RSS?

Another snappy little Web 2.0 site surfaced this week.
Gabbly: Chat on the fly, no special chat software required, no signing up with msn or yahoo. Precede any url with gabbly.com/ and up pops your chat box. Has possibilities.

Let us know what you think of these sites or have you discovered your own?



Steaming ahead

Library Worker 2.0 is now underway. Several lively sessions have been held with the Modules spaced out across the year.

The Creating Content Contenders have their own Blog, Writeboard and wiki sandbox to assist them with their Projects.

Moving on from the 'brainstorming' phase, ideas and Projects are starting to emerge:
Learning 2.0 has been a great foundation for these Projects, Congratulations to those who choose to continue their Lifelong Learning.

Our other Modules are:
  • Finding Information
  • Enabling Learning
  • Celebrating Culture
  • Leading the Organisation.

Progress reports coming soon!