Note from Michael: I’m serving as a mentor for ALA Emerging Leaders Group J this year. One of the members of this outstanding group is Justin Hoenke, who’s joining the TTW family as a contributor. This is his first post.
What does it mean to be an ALA Emerging Leader? I’ve [...]
Don’t miss this new blog from American Libraries & Jason Griffey:
http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/perpetualbeta (Hey – is there a feed for this blog available? Am I missing it?)
This space will be a place where you will be able to find the very edge of new technologies, as well as tips and tricks about how [...]
American Libraries is rolling out a newly redesigned website, tentatively scheduled to appear January 4. The site, which is live now but still carrying the “beta” label, is at www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org. We encourage you to take a look and update your bookmarks and any links to us in your blogs and websites. The AL Online [...]
Sherri Vanyek, Director, Information Technology & Telecommunication Services at ALA wrote to WAC yesterday:
I’m pleased to inform you that our website has been recognized for outstanding achievement in web development. Our site was awarded a Non-Profit Standard of Excellence WebAward. The WebAward is issued by the Web Marketing Association, a thirteen year-old [...]
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ALA Web Advisory Committee Recommendation about the Use of ALA Connect
The Web Advisory Committee (WAC) is a standing committee of the American [...]
I’m happy to share that I put LJ in touch with some of our recent grads/current students to cover programs at ALA. Katharine Johnson, Carrie Straka and Bill Goodwyn all contributed short articles for online coverage.
Take a look:
Multitouch Microsoft Surface: Cultural Heritage Browser from Jaap van de Geer on Vimeo.
I have a new post at ALATechSource about the Shanachie presentation at ALA. Check out the video above to see one of the projects they highlighted in action.
Late one February evening in 2007, I found myself sitting [...]
Libraries had better prepare for an explosion in the capacity of mobile devices as well as the transformative increase in user capacity and expectations. This was the message conveyed by a panel yesterday at [...]