Tech-Talks, a photo by Mesa County Libraries on Flickr.
Please go here ASAP:
to find out all about the new white paper from Brian Mathews:
This paper is a collection of talking points intended to stir the entrepreneurial spirit in library leaders at every level. I think it is also useful for library science students as they prepare to enter and impact the [...]
Today, I’m enjoying reading the above post from the good folks at Darien Library. This is one of many posts that shares what everyone is reading in the Reader’s Advisors group. The human voice that comes through is pleasant and conversational. This may be something to roll into my courses – practical experience being [...]
“We cannot keep libraries the same exact way. We cannot hope that our students will use the old technology. Hope is not a strategy for us,” she said. “We need to change; we need to transform; we need to find new ways to deliver information. And we are after the whole person, not just the [...]
Don’t miss this article by Åke Nygren at InformationToday Europe:
Åke explores how Stockholm Libraries are responding to e-book stagnation:
Since 2010 the Stockholm Public Libraries have been working hard at coming to grips with the conflict between a growing public demand for e-books and the devastatingly low percentage of e-books available in their stacks. [...]
Please do not miss:
Just a snippet demonstrates Char Booth’s evidence-based, grounded approach to library outreach and technology:
the mobile shift: not exactly news
Now, down to project business. Mobile platforms and services have become one of the most handily bandied-about concepts in libraryland over the last few years, and for very good reason. [...]
At DOK in October 2011, Erik Boekesteijn demonstrates an app the pulls in the library’s Flickr feed into the Surface table.
Update: Erik Comments: If people are interested in having this app or any of the other apps we make in their library, they are welcome to contact us at email@example.com
Thanks to Warren Cheetham for sending this to me. Much to ponder here. My first thought: this is further support for the concept of participating in the professional commons. Imagine how ideas and innovation can be amplified and enhanced by others.
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