Run don’t walk to check out this very important, very insightful report from Char Booth. I’ve been luck enough to share a few meals with Char and her take on the academic library student technology experience is well-grounded, innovative and, frankly, brilliant.
I’m lousy with anticipation, so I am extremely relieved to write that [...]
Via It’s All Good:
Wednesday, June 25, 2008—The British Columbia Library Association (BCLA) announces the appointment of Alane Wilson as Executive Director of the BCLA, effective June 30th, 2008. Alane Wilson was most recently Senior Library Market Consultant with OCLC in Dublin, Ohio.
During her time with OCLC, Alane Wilson monitored and analyzed trends [...]
Above OSU points out what makes them unique. We also have the Universities Libraries (University of Nevada, Reno) listing Unique Library Resources. The Ohio State University has a Cartoon Research Library -that’s pretty unique. And they’re talking about what came before Bone until September -that’s really cool. Nahum Gelber Law Library is [...]
Via a heads up from Evan T. Struble at Ohionet: http://www.usatoday.com…-starbucks-wifi_N.htm Thirsty for more business during the worst slump in its history, Starbucks will try to lure more customers by offering two hours of free AT&T Wi-Fi a day.
The Wi-Fi freebie will be available starting Tuesday to customers who purchase a minimum $5 [...]
Helene Blowers has been named the winner of the 2008 LITA/Library Hi Tech award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology. Emerald and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association, sponsor the award. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in communicating to educate practitioners within the library [...]
Citations & Links Noted in the Hyperlinked Library Presentations
Singapore Flickr: http://flickr.com/photos/snapsg
Singapore Flickr 2: http://www.aarontanlive.com/2008/06/singapores-national-library-on-flickr.html
These Things are Opportunities:
Google’s Share: http://blog.searchenginewatch.com/blog/080715-152041
Laying the Foundation
“Social Machines” – Continuous Computing: http://www.technologyreview.com/Infotech/14664/?a=f
What is Web 2.0?: http://tinyurl.com/743r5
2.0 Memes: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dionh/83654635/’
Library 2.0: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6365200.html
OCLC Perceptions: http://www.oclc.org/reports/2005perceptions.htm
Kathryn Greenhill notes her new job title:
Emerging Technologies Specialist — Actually, the contract says “Librarian – Emerging Technologies” – but we’re still sorting that bit out… I’m still at Murdoch University and based in the library. The position is funded 50% by the library and 50% by central IT, and covers [...]
Dr. Michael Stephens is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University. His research focuses on use of emerging technologies in libraries and technology learning programs. He currently writes the monthly column “Office Hours” in Library Journal exploring issues, ideas and emerging trends in library and information [...]
January 16, 2013: Technologies & Trends Series: Learning Everywhere. Southeastern NY Library Resources Council program (online).
January 22, 2013: WISE Pedagogy Pre-conference Workshop, Association for Library and Information Science Education Conference, Seattle, Washington.
January 25, 2013: Distance Education SIG Beautiful Connections: Questions in Distance Education. With Kyle Jones, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Association for Library and Information Science Education Conference, Seattle, [...]
Michael speaks on a variety of topics related to libraries, people and technology
Keynote Addresses & Plenary Sessions
Closing Keynote: “Hyperlinked Library Services for Everyone,” Closing Keynote, Michigan Library Association Conference, Traverse City, Michigan
Closing Keynote: “The Hyperlinked School Library,” Michigan Association for Media in Education Conference, Dearborn, Michigan, October, 2010.
Keynote: “Hyperlinked Users: [...]