North Texas 23 Things is an online Learning 2.0 experience for library staff in North Texas. North Texas 23 is a great opportunity to play with all kinds of new Web 2.0 tools. North Texas 23 begins May 7, 2009, and ends in August.
Response has already been tremendous for the North Texas 23 Things experience! North Texas 23 is an online, hands-on learning experience focusing on Web 2.0 technology. Please go to our blog at http://northtexas23.blogspot.com for more information.
Registration is now officially open for North Texas 23! To register, visit the blog at http://northtexas23.blogspot.com. Complete "Thing 1" by starting your blog, and then send an email with the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org
1) Your name
2) Your library or institution affiliation
3) Your blog's URL.
You will not get a confirmation email, but the URL of your blog will appear on the blog. If it does not appear after one week, please resend. You must be registered by June 1 to be eligible for the prize drawing.
North Texas 23 Things is open to several groups, not just library staff. If you meet any of these qualifications, you are eligible:
* All library staff and library staff retirees, from all libraries of all types (academic, public, school, special) in the 20-county area served by NTLP, also known as Texas Library Association District 7
* Members of advisory boards, governing boards, foundation boards, and Friends boards, from libraries in the same area (District 7)
* Current library school students and faculty from Texas Woman's University and the University of North Texas
* All persons in attendance at the TechNet Conference in May, or the Children's and Youth Librarians Conference (CYC Conference) in August. CYC attendees outside of District 7 must be registered for CYC and fully paid by June 1 to be eligible for North Texas 23.
All persons who complete the 23 Things by September 1 will get a certificate of accomplishment. All who complete by August 15 will be entered into a drawing for the following prizes!
* iPod Shuffle, provided by North Texas Library Partners;
* Motorola Hands-free headset (for a mobile phone), provided by North Texas Library Partners;
* 3 software games, provided by http://www.nothingbutsoftware.com/.
We have a great group of persons leading this project. You can see their names on the 23 Things blog. We are also looking for a few more people to join the leadership team. If you are interested, please let me know.
North Texas 23 is presented by North Texas Library Partners, home of the North Texas Regional Library System.
Please direct all questions to email@example.com
Science Reference Librarian
Texas Christian University