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Two Preconferences at CIL2011

The program is out and I’ll be giving two pre-conference sessions at Computers in Libraries 2011 in Washington, D.C. Make sure you register early!! W7 – Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data Sunday, March 20, 2011 :: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Nicole C. Engard, Director of Open Source Education, ByWater Solutions Brian Herzog, Head of Reference, Chelmsford Public Library This workshop explains what mashups are, how  [ Read More ]

Upcoming Tech Webinar

Next month I’m teaching Finding The Right Technology For Your Library for METRO as a webinar. If you’re interested please register online. Details are as follows: December 06, 2010 (10:00 AM) Register for this event Location: Online Registration fees: $20 members; $20 myMETRO; $40 non-members

New site design

It’s that time again – What I Learned Today… has just had a facelift. I have updated the theme here to take advantage of the new features available in WordPress 3.0. I hope you all like what you see (hopefully you’ll step away from your RSS feed reader to take a peak).

Heading to New Zealand for KohaCon10

For those who follow me on other sites know that I’m heading to New Zealand for KohaCon 2010. I mention this because my posts here will consist of conference summaries and then will probably become quite quiet while I travel around the country. Be sure to keep an eye out for pictures on my Flickr account and regular posting will resume when I return in November! Technorati Tags: kohacon10

Update on Android Apps

Okay so just a couple days after I posted my last list of Android Apps I went and bought a new Android My new phone means I can have more/different apps installed. So, here is my updated list nengard’s Android apps on AppBrain And as always I welcome suggestions for other applications.

A Response

A friend, and customer at LibLime, brought my attention to a post that seeks to bash my character. I have been advised by some to stay quiet and by others to respond immediately. I have decided to respond purely by setting the facts straight. Nicole Engard recently prevented the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Illinois Chapter from receiving sponsorship funds when she threatened to withdraw from a speaking engagement unless the  [ Read More ]

My Android Apps

nengard’s Android apps on AppBrain Most of my readers know that I’m a huge Android fan and love my Android! One of the threads I always reply to is ‘what are your favorite android apps?’ Well today I find out that AppBrain (one of my favorite apps) allows me to share my list of Android apps right here! Tomorrow I plan to head to the store to upgrade my phone  [ Read More ]

Practical Open Source Software for Libraries

I am happy to announce that Practical Open Source Software for Libraries, my second book, has been published and is available for purchase in the US from Neal-Schuman Publishers and in the rest of the world from Chandos Publishing. If you happen to write a review online please send me the link and I’ll add it to the official book site. I want to yet again thank Chris Cormack for  [ Read More ]

Beau is learning open source

I was teaching a webinar this morning on Open Source for Libraries. Before it started, Beau started scratching at my legs for me to pick him up. So I put him in my lap and he decided the laptop was a good place to rest his head.   That’s my baby boy!

Automated content broken

I know that some of you don’t like my automated posts from Delicious & Zotero but for those of you that do like them, I’m sorry that they have been missing for a while. I’m not sure what happened, but they seemed to have stopped running. I’ll get to fixing them ASAP.

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