News: Jen Waller, Miami Ohio Librarian, and Google Glass

Visions of the future: http://www.miamistudent.net/news/google-glass-gives-miami-visions-of-future-1.3073029#.UlHDnBZQGIk Waller was one of 8,000 “glassholes” selected to be among the first to play with the new gadget, with the winning tweet: “MT @glennplatt: #ifihadglass my students and I would show that learning is everywhere. We’d help lead our university redefine higher ed.” An innovation grant from the Miami University libraryfunded … Continue reading News: Jen Waller, Miami Ohio Librarian, and Google Glass

TTW Mailbox: More from Ohio

Patty Fonesca writes: Take a look at what Ohio’s public libraries are doing to garner support since we are facing up to 50% funding cuts: Save Ohio Libraries on Facebook already has over 1,800 members One library did this to draw attention to the issue: http://www.toledolibrary.org/ One library has a countdown clock: http://new-carlisle.lib.oh.us/ Ohio Library … Continue reading TTW Mailbox: More from Ohio

TTW Mailbox: Using Google Co-op in Ohio

Joel Husenits, Managing Editor at the Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN), writes: The Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) is using Google Co-op to power a search engine that searches all 251 Ohio public library websites. You can check it out at www.oplin.org/fal (we folded it into our existing “Find an Ohio Library” site). … Continue reading TTW Mailbox: Using Google Co-op in Ohio

Notes & Quotes from the Ohio Library Council Management and Administration Conference

(Getting caught up on some posts here folks) A couple of weeks ago I spent some time in Columbus, Ohio for the Ohio Library Council Management and Administration Conference. My Opening General Session was “The User-Centric Library: What OCLC’s User Perceptions Report Means for Public Libraries,” where we mined some of the OCLC data and … Continue reading Notes & Quotes from the Ohio Library Council Management and Administration Conference

“Narrated by a Student” Ohio University Libraries

http://www.library.ohiou.edu/newsblog/?p=152 Via Eric in my LIS701 Class: The library now has a new way for students to learn about the library. You can now borrow our iPod to take an audio tour around Alden. Simply stop by the Learning Commons Desk on the second floor of Alden to check out our iPod. The tour of … Continue reading “Narrated by a Student” Ohio University Libraries

Upcoming Presentations Fall 2013

September 26, 2013: “Learning Everywhere: Ten Mobile Things to Explore & Use” Presentation & Immersive Laboratory workshop, NORWELD, Bowling Green, Ohio. September 30, 2013: “Of MOOCs & Mayhem,” Roles for Libraries — MOOCs, eLearning & Gamification, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. October 10, 2013: “Learning Everywhere,” Presentation for staff, Washington University Libraries, St. Louis, MO. October 11, 2013: … Continue reading Upcoming Presentations Fall 2013

Upcoming Presentations Spring 2013

Spring 2012: January 16, 2013: Technologies & Trends Series: Learning Everywhere. Southeastern NY Library Resources Council program (online). January 22, 2013: WISE Pedagogy Pre-conference Workshop, Association for Library and Information Science Education Conference, Seattle, Washington. January 25, 2013: Distance Education SIG Beautiful Connections: Questions in Distance Education. With Kyle Jones, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Association for Library and Information Science Education … Continue reading Upcoming Presentations Spring 2013

ILEAD USA (by TTW contributor Mick Jacobsen)

I have been a part of this initiative as an instructor for the first two iterations and can not recommend it highly enough! Check it out if you live in one of the states involved. ILEAD USA Applications Available-“National Day of Application” November 1 The State Library continues its preparations to host ILEAD USA (Innovative … Continue reading ILEAD USA (by TTW contributor Mick Jacobsen)