Scott Brandt and I did our pre-conference workshop Tuesday afternoon. “Make Learning Stick: Creating 5 Star User Centered Training & Instruction”featured a DVD presentation about Bob, a harried trainer faced with training his entire staff on Web mail. We outlined 5 factors to insure training is user-focused and successful everytime!
We had 23 participants and [...]
One of my favorite parts of this conference: lisdtening to some forward-thinking speakers outline what the future may hold for library services…
What follows is an annotated congrunt…
Roy Tennant Theme: Digital Libraries
XML — Standards must improve Harvesting data University faculty are realizing the crisis with scholarly communication
Also: Storage!“As somone who has recently [...]
Frank Cervone, Assistant University Librarian, Northwestern University
Our users don?t know what DB the results came from, journal title is important?they just want the info.
What can you link to: OPAC DBs
What is federated searching? ?Squishy at this point?
Metasearch: searches that use metadata to make decisions Megasearch: Dogpile, AlltheWeb, etc.
Can be combined [...]