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SLA2008: Keeping Found Things Found

For the last presentation of my first SLA, I got to hear William Jones author of Keeping Found Things Found talk about Personal Information Management (PIM). William decided to change the title of his talk – and made us all giggle “The world is at my doorstep … and the house is a mess: putting our information in its place in a digital age.” When William talks about the world,  [ Read More ]

This panel was very very insightful. The panelists were all recent grads of the University of Washington’s iSchool. They were Alex Berta, Rebecca Blakewood, Ann Glusker, Elizabeth Gould, and Beth Sanderson. Joe Janes and Nancy Gershenfeld professors at the iSchool gave us an intro. University of Washington was the first school that decided to call itself an iSchool. So what does iSchool mean? For the U of Washington, it’s something  [ Read More ]

SLA2008: The Promise of 2.0

While this talk was presented by Springer and had a Springer bias (which the speaker warned us about) it was very interesting and enlightening to hear a publisher speak about how they’re enabling 2.0 tools into their products. Olaf Ernst, our speaker for this talk, mentioned right off that integrated econtent is king – without having your content online you can’t have added value to your content – at least  [ Read More ]

SLA2008: Charlie Rose & Vinton Cerf

The the Opening General Session at SLA Annual, we got the honor of watching Charlie Rose interview Vinton Cerf!! Charlie started by thanking us, “You are the masters of getting good information … and to show you how stupid I am – I didn’t know you had an organization.” He talked about how people in his position need librarians. He then started by asking Vint to take us back to  [ Read More ]

SLA Going Green for Annual

So, I thought it sounded like a great idea – no bottled water, no handouts and several other changes to have the SLA Annual conference put a smaller nature killing footprint on Seattle and the world. I was wrong!! SLA did not think this through. I have not been able to get through to the conference schedule in days!! Why? I assume it’s because everyone is uploading and downloading handouts  [ Read More ]

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