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Back in late 2008, I received a phone call from a friend/colleague in Germany with a tantalizing offer: would I be interested in a three-semester teaching gig? The location was the University of Applied Sciences in Leipzig (Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur – HTWK) [], and the job was […]

Office Hours Extra: LIS edu in Germany – a Guest Post by Dale Askey


My new column is up at Library Journal: “I like books.” This is one answer to the introductory question I ask when meeting a class for the first time: “What brings you to librarianship?” The answers vary just as LIS students do, whether they’re recent college graduates or those returning […]

Office Hours: Stuck in the Past 1

My new column is up at Library Journal: If you are on the fence about emerging technologies, take a look at the new Horizon Report ( The 2011 report not only pre sents technologies to watch but offers a road map for planning and an ongoing dialog about change in […]

Office Hours: Scanning the Horizon

Don’t miss the new Horizon Report! Since 2002 the New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiatives have released the yearly Horizon Report, which “introduces six emerging technologies or practices that are likely to enter mainstream use within three adoption horizons over the next five years” in the realm of […]


Office Hours Extra: What’s On the Horizon? Emerging Technologies & Key Trends 1