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It's about survival!


3 Critical Checklists for 21st Century Library Survival



List #1 How not to get kicked off the island.

Kelly Brannock's Media Center Survivor


List #2 Essential Competencies for Modern Practice

Major portals and some articles:



1. On Web presence:

Building Tools

Wikis (the killer app!)
Personal Information Portals (building tools)

Blogs

Flickr for student galleries and library and school events
Meebo for Ask A Librarian service


2. On rethinking intellectual property, ethics, safety



3. Retool search and research



Beyond Google - 15 Tools and Strategies for Improving Your Web Search Results


4. Rethink collection


5. Learn to communicate research and tell digital stories:

NewToolsWorkshop Digital Storytelling
50 Ways to Tell a Story (Alan Levine--CogDogRoo fabulous list of tools and examples!) A must see!
Digital Storytelling How-to-Guide (Silvia Rosenthal Talisano)



6. Explore reading 2.0

Book-related social networking


7. On the importance of networking and professional learning:


Social Bookmarking





List #3 New Rules for Modern Practice


What is 2.0?
Learning more
AASL Smackdown
NECC Library Tools Smackdown
Web 2.0 Meets the Standards (ALA Session)
NewToolsWorkshop