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Project Information Literacy (PIL) has just shared the Information Literacy’s latest “Smart Talk” interview with Craig Watkins a leading thinker on social media, connected learning and youth. In the interview, Craig says: “While schools do not always suffer from a lack of technology, they consistently suffer from a lack of […]

Connected Learning: Project Information Literacy Interviews S. Craig Watkins




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 […]

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



Yesterday I was reading Breaking Up With Libraries by Nina McHale. I had a few thoughts. First and foremost, I was bummed that our profession was losing such an amazing and talented person. Nina has done amazing work for libraries and she will be sorely missed in this field. Secondly, […]

Hire awesome people, make rad stuff (by TTW Contributor Justin ...


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Don’t miss this by Brian Kenney: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/56190-giving-them-what-they-should-want.html That strategy seems to represent a new chapter in a debate public librarians in America have had for 150 years: should we be providing our readers with the material they want, or should we be providing books we think they should read? Because, […]

Meeting Reader Expectations for Content – Giving Them the E-Books ...



http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/trade-shows-events/article/54958-the-p-l-sheet-ala-preview-2012.html Brian Kenney writes his first Publishers Weekly column: What do I want to come in 2013? What I want is simple: more chaos. I have no interest in trying to replicate our old print models or owning e-books. I’m enough of a librarian to want someone out there to […]

If you read anything about e-books this winter, read this…




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The most democratic book project I know is about to relaunch – Here is an article I wrote for the German library magazine BUB as member of the Zukunftentwicklers network – With a few corrections because a lot has happened with Unglue.it since the deadline: What is crowd funding and what does it mean […]

Unglue: Giving books to the world by crowd funding ...