Sharing the slot with Bob and I was Angela Ballard, Information Technology Training Librarian at NCSU. Her talk was titled “Ahead of the Curve: Insuring Success of a Technology Training Program for Library Staff” and it really hit home some very important points. To insure a successful Technology/IT Training program: […]
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! […]
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: […]
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, […]
It’s always good to check in with these…. Top Tech Trends January 2004 I like the listing by conference because you can see what’s hot (“…that RFID is so HOT rioght now…”) and what’s not (“…virtual reference is dead…”) (which I’m still trying to figure out.)
Here’s a hoot of a term courtesy of the new WIRED, which was in my mailbox this afternoon: A cluster of nonsecure (“naked”) wireless networks. UPDATE: this is one of my most hot posts! I wonder why…:-)
After a huge crash of my iBlog software that left me stranded blogless at Computers in Libraries, Tame the Web is back — running on Movable Type thanks to the hard work of Aaron and Blake! It is now housed at the TTW domain as well! The old Tame the […]
http://money.cnn.com/2004/03/16/news/companies/starbucks_music.reut/index.htm?cnn=yes Wow… this intrigues me… music and coffee (tea)… I’m in as soon as I can get to a Starbucks that has this service to try it out. Libraries… are you listening? Coffee… yes! Digital tunes burned on CD…yes!
I am home with a cold-like thing but I wanted to get these up and out for everyone… What a GREAT conference… Computers in Libraries 2004 Gallery (and to Steven, be well…enjoy some rest. Peace.)
I was tickled to meet Mr. Greg Schwartz. I had followed his blog since I discovered it and always found it fascinating. Here, he congrunts with the best of em!