Wednesday, February 11, 2009

# 1. Discovery Has Never Been So Much Fun!

SPL 2.0--or 27 Things--aims to make learning about emerging technologies fun. What other staff training encourages you to blog about your experiences, send twitter updates, and just play...all while at work?! Oh yeah, and there will be prizes. Join the program, learn a lot, and have some fun while you're at it.

Over the course of the next 10 weeks, this website will highlight “27 Things” and discovery exercises to help staff become familiar with blogging, RSS news feeds, tagging, wikis, podcasting, online applications, and video and image hosting sites.

Those of you who finish the program by July 31st will receive a 1 GB flash drive engraved with the SPL logo and be eligible for the grand prize--a new iPod shufffle. It is too tiny to be believed--look at the specs here.

To familiarize yourself with this project, be sure to read the About page. The FAQs should answer most of your questions about this program. If not, then please add your question to the FAQs page as a comment. Or e-mail

So fasten your seat belts, grab your mouse and get ready for a discovery adventure … and remember, it's OK to play in the library and have fun!