This comes via David Armano’s Twitter feed. I will be seeing him speak at this year’s IDEA Conference – I can’t wait.
The Kicker Studio piece is good food for thought:
Although Kicker does some of the activities that in a lot of circles would be called “User Experience” or “Experience Design,” it’s my [...]
I’ve become fascinated with the idea and implementation of the Commons in academic libraries of late. It’s very much part of what I call The Hyperlinked Library. These past few months, I’ve wrote about the commons at ALA TechSource blog. Please take a look if you are interested.
The Space Had to Say WOW: Indiana [...]
Click here to download the 174MB file: StephensHyperlinkedMasterFall2008.pdf
Help Desks March 6, originally uploaded by thehubatwts.
How does your desk stack up? Have you added photos of your desk?
This is GOLD if you are pondering self check, etc: (emphasis mine)
Make it all or nothing. When we made the strategic decision to move to customer self check we removed the option for customers to have staff assist them in checking out materials. We made the decision to replace most of our staff terminals [...]
Links & Citations:
Links & Citations from the presentation CC Flickr Images used in the presentation
The Hyperlinked Library (120MB Master PDF May 5, 2008) The Hyperlinked Library (Australian Version) (Special Thanks to Kathryn Greenhill for her help) The Hyperlinked Library (Trustee Version) Warren Newport PL Staff Day: WNPL 2.0 [...]
In the last two weeks, I’ve had the honor to address groups of library administrators and trustees. It’s been a lot of fun — and thought-provoking – to discuss cultural technology shifts with them.
Here are the slides I’ve been using: The Hyperlinked Library (Trustees)
I think honoring the creativity and critical thinking of my colleagues and peers is very important. That’s one of the reasons I licensed The Hyperlinked Library completely under CC – I went out of my way to include every URL I could find and use only Flickr shots of my own or those noted [...]
NCSU Learning Commons Originally uploaded by mstephens7
There’s just so much good here! Take a look at North Carolina State’s Learning Commons Web presence:
Live computer availability Web cam of “The Brickyard” Flickr photos “We want your Ideas” for eboards Commenting form Borrow laptops, cameras, iPods, GPS units, etc
I’m incorporating this and [...]