Category Archives: Session Notes
Session: How do we foster information literacy and media literacy in our libraries and in our communities? Use games to engage groups. Example of Jane McGonigal’s game for the New York Public Library: Find the Future: The Game http://www.Rheingold.com. Rheingold, … Continue reading
Convener: Evelyn Messinger Participants: Janet Jai, Anne Raci, Jaqueline Woolcott Description: Digital Citizen 2012 is a converged media project that will seamlessly connect citizens online and via their mobile phones to televised election discussion programs, leveling the playing field between … Continue reading
Session Host: Katie Ingersoll Participants Amy Radermacher Jack Brighton Joy Mayer Colin Rhinesmith Louis Battalen Chelsea Gunn Meredith McCulloch Barbara Jones Melody Ng Alex Kelly Jan Harrington Khara Whitmey-Marsh Eileen McAdam We spoke of how libraries and local media outlets, … Continue reading
Session Host: Dorothy Carner Participants: Suzie Katz, Troy Espe, Tina Cheng, Helen Grosso Questions: 1. How can we create networks of global journalists and librarians to help investigative journalists have access to information currently unavailable? 2. How could we fund … Continue reading
How can we TRUST community engagement, especially among teens, to build to civic engagement? And support that trust via our institutions?
Participants Chelsea Gunn: from the Boston Street Lab/UNI Jack Harris: MLIS student from Rutgers/journalist with Patch Suzanne Searle: activist, works at VA Hospital Shannon Crawford Barniskis: Youth Services Librarian in Horicon, WI/MLIS student UW Milwaukee SOIS. We had the perfect … Continue reading
Session Host/Reporter: Liza Barry-Kessler Participants: Jack Harris, Anna Raya-Rivera, Caroline Nappo, Lacey Mamak, Anne Raci, Catherine Odson, Gina Perille, Nancy Kranich, David Gordon, Charles Benton, Dana Walker Discussion: The discussion began with dialog about how different kinds of crises engage … Continue reading
What would happen if Beyond Books forged a consensus statement on libraries, journalism and participatory democracy?
From an “action step” session, the notes are in a blog post: https://journalismthatmatters.org/biblionews/2011/04/07/link-forging-a-consensus-on-libraries-journalism-and-participatory-democracy/ The session was called by Nancy Kranich
How can we leverage 100,000+ news sources and libraries to gather stories and useful information? (3 pm)
Host/reporter: Melody Ng Participants: Leigh Montgomery Katy Aronoff Katie Ingersoll Debbie Holmes Michelle Fellows Cynthia Orozco Alpha Delap Eileen McAdam Debbie Walter Khara Whitney-Marsh Tom Flanagan Background We currently have more than 100,000 people in the Public Insight Network who … Continue reading
Topic: Collaboration around community engagement/how the library can be a catalyst for civic engagement Conveners: Joy Mayer and Tina Stewart (Joy and Tina’s topics seemed to have a similar focus so they decided to combine the session.) Participants: Lauren Britten … Continue reading