Monthly Archives: January 2012

Identity, Privacy, Security and Trust

Your online self is effectively ubiquitous (Pearson, 2009). For both the individual and organisation the message is clear, be informed. Forty two percent of surveyed respondents always or often use the same password when registering at a website (De Rosa, … Continue reading

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The 4 Cs – Collaboration, Conversation, Community and Content Creation

Arizona State University (ASU) libraries employs a webpage aptly named librarychannel to communicate with its patrons. A synonym for ‘channel’ (noun) is network and as a verb, it is guide. This sums up the purpose of the website, to network … Continue reading

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A-Z of Social Networking for Libraries

The Prep – 6 library to date has not had a high online profile. The school website has a link to the Online catalogue and another to an insipid Prep – 6 website. Establishing a direction is a necessary first … Continue reading

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