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My presentation from the NFAIS meeting yesterday is now available for download. The Collaborative Information Workspace [slides, blog screencast, wiki screencast, to-do list screencast] NFAIS – User-Generated Content and Social Media, Philadelphia, PA, June 29, 2007.

I want to preface this by saying I will probably never ever need to use this tool – but it was really awesome sounding so I wanted to share it with you all! Hilary Spencer from Nature came to talk at the NFAIS meeting about Nature Precedings and Nature Network. Nature Precedings allows scientists to post pre and post publication research papers and presentations to share with the community. It  [ Read More ]

NFAIS – User-Generated Content – Blogs

The next session I attended at the NFAIS meeting was on blogging. It started with Steven Bell who talked about the four different types of blogs he writes for and how he managed blogging for four blogs. The newest of Steven’s blogs is called Designing Better Libraries. It was started as a promotion for his book and is managed by a team of writers. I mention this blog because it  [ Read More ]

Yesterday I attended and presented at a meeting for NFAIS members. The first presentation was done by Michael Mahoney of Nerac. Michael talked about the current status of blogs, wikis and podcasts at his organization. While most of what he went over was nothing new to me, I did get some good snippets that I’d like to share with you all. A friend of mine recently started blogging. She is  [ Read More ]

Upcoming Presentation

I will be presenting at PALINET for a NFAIS event on June 29th entitled “User-Generated Content and Social Media”: 1:15pm – 2:45pm: The Collaborative Information Workplace Nicole Engard, Metadata Librarian, Princeton Theological Seminary Barbara Brynko, Editor-in-Chief, Information Today, Inc. This session will focus upon the effective use of collaborative communication tools within the workplace. The speakers will discuss why they adopted such technologies and how they identified the tool(s) most  [ Read More ]

NFAIS 2007: Measuring Change

Today I got to hear Bette Brunelle of Outsell Inc. at the NFAIS 2007 Annual Conference in Philadelphia. Her topic was “Measuring Change: How Disruption Affects to Information Community” – nifty title. Bette provided us with a bunch of statistics from the Outsell database, but before that, she made a very important point. She mentioned that many of us talk to our current customers to see what they think about  [ Read More ]

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