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My CIL2012 Presentations

David Lee King posted the slides from some of his talks at Computers in Libraries last week and I figured I should probably do the same thing so here we go. My first presentation was with Louise Alcorn and Christa Burns, I talked about Open Source Tools : Open Source Tools for Libraries View more presentations from Nicole C. Engard Next I was on a panel with fellow systems librarians  [ Read More ]

Ebook Trends: Info Pros Perspectives

Andy Woodworth was up first in the Ebook Trends talk. Andy’s talk was super fast and super awesome. I do hope that he shares his talk with us all so you can read that instead of my shortened summary. Andy started by summing up his opinion of the current Ebook frontier as “Everything is amazing and no one is happy” He summed up all of the technology changes that have  [ Read More ]

Capturing, Sharing and Acting on Ideas

Adam Shambaugh and Jill Luedke from Temple University gave the next talk I attended. They talked to us about the Capture and Idea project at Temple. Adam introduced us to the term “Fuzzy Front End of Innovation” which means ideas in their infancy. This is the window of time before an idea becomes reality. Some of obstacles during this phase of innovation include: Limited ‘buy in’ Ideas of ill-defined Decisions  [ Read More ]

First up this morning was David Lee King sharing library website tips with us. I’m not working in this field so much anymore (web design) but I still wanted to see what cool tips David had for us all so here I am. David started by blaming Ned Potter, author of The Library Marketing Toolkit (http://thewikiman.org) for this presentation because Ned asked him for some tips for elements every website  [ Read More ]

Bookmarks for July

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Bookmarks for July

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Bookmarks for July

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Bookmarks for June

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Bookmarks for June

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