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The third panel for today was titled Digital Natives and Professional Searching: Improving the User Experience. Chris Lamb from Thomson Reuters took the podium first with his talk entitled Desperately Seeking Paris in which he talked about Calais a free web service and open API (there are already plugins for Drupal, OpenOffice, WordPress and others) that makes obvious to computers what is obvious to humans. The difference when searching for  [ Read More ]

The second panel of the day was titled Engaging the Global Digital Native: Transforming Technologies. Daniel Albohn of Sony was up first and titled his talk Trends and Developments in e-Reading and Digital Content : The advent of electronic paper displays. He started by talking to us about the technologies behind e-book readers (Sony Reader and the Amazon Kindle). Their first device was launched in 2004 in Japan, but the  [ Read More ]

First this morning was the Information Services for the Born Digital Generation Panel. Up first was Daviess Menefee from Elsevier with his talk titled 2Collab – The Research Collaboration Tool. Why did they develop it? It was basically to provide information and understanding about the new types of content that users were creating. users are creating their own generated types of content. customers expectations are starting to change and we  [ Read More ]

The last talk for day one of NFAIS Annual was titled Digital Natives and Traditional Information Resources. We had the pleasure of hearing from 3 digital natives about their expectations of and experiences with digital media. First up was Carrie Newman, her talk was titled Perspectives of a Digital Native Librarian. She started by giving us proof that she’s a digital native – she bought John’s book (Born Digital) on  [ Read More ]

NFAIS 2009: Google Generation

Ian Rowlands presented a talk titled, The Information Behavior of Researchers of the Future: Survey Results. Ian started by saying that he was happy that John was optimistic before him – because it lets him be a bit more anxious and less complacent about where we’re going on our own digital journey. He talked about a study he did with JISC and the British Library to discuss what happens in  [ Read More ]

NFAIS 2009: Keynote: Born Digital

John Palfrey, co-author to Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives, was our keynote speaker. First, what a great talk! I know that this book is on a lot of our wishlists or bookshelves, but nothing gets me more excited about a book than hearing the author speak. John started by telling us that the book studies and unpacks the myths about the digital natives He started out  [ Read More ]

NFAIS 2009: Conference Prep

The title of this year’s NFAIS Annual Conference is Barbarians at the Gate? The Impact of Digital Natives and Emerging Technologies on the Future of Information Services. So, when I arrived at the conference early, I headed across the street for lunch at Borders (it’s raining and it was closer than the library) and picked up a copy of Grown up Digital to skim before the conference started. I read  [ Read More ]

This is an interesting sounding event hosted by NFAIS at PALINET headquarters: The Internet, search engine technology, and the growth in electronic resources have significantly changed both the publishing and the library environments. And a new, born-digital generation of information seekers is accelerating the pace of change as they embrace technology and integrate it into all aspects of their lives. This evolution from a print to digital information environment is  [ Read More ]

Join NFAIS for its: 50th Anniversary (1958 – 2008) The cut-off date for the early bird conference registration fee is only days away – Tuesday, January 8, 2008!! The conference, scheduled for February 24-26, 2008 in Philadelphia, PA, is for all information providers – publishers, librarians and educators – who want to learn more about the user behavior and expectations that are driving the new information order and the technologies,  [ Read More ]

NFAIS Humanities Roundtable Presentation

Here is my presentation from today’s roundtable meeting: Library 2.0 & the HumanitiesNFAIS – Humanities Roundtable, New York, NY, October 22, 2007 Technorati Tags: nfais, library 2.0

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