University of Oklahoma professor Doc Martens asked me (Michelle) to pinch hit at the Oklahoma Library Association annual convention this past Wednesday. The topic of the panel discussion was open source software, i.e. OSS. I was the clean-up batter, and my mission was to summarize my conversion from an open source technophobe to an open source/open access evangelist.
In focusing on information users, I found two articles that suggest that the Internet is quickly becoming our preferred source of information.
More on Web. 2.0 OU-Tulsa is so very fortunate to have Stewart Brower, MLIS, AHIP, as the enthusiastic and charming leader (more than a director) of our library. He has graciously agreed to post his RSS (Web 2.0) slide presentation on his "Professional Notes" blog. This serves as a good review of Web 2.0.
If you're wondering where KM sits in the face of social networking, check out David Gurteen's slide presentation "KM Goes Social" on slideshare.
Following are major topics of discussion in KM. As knowledge professionals, can you hold your own in a discussion about these topics?
Open Access (PKP and OAJ, i.e. Stanford University, University of British Columbia, Simon Frasier Library, and Willinsky)