Fewer, Better Libraries run by Fewer, Better Librarians.

Barbara Quint’s wit and writing send me everytime! I was so happy to be on the panel with her at IL (even though she was just on a speaker phone, she captured the room with her words!) Read this: http://www.infotoday.com/searcher/feb04/voice.shtml Looking forward, Quint theorizes that digital libraries (huge digital libraries..) […]

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Organizations & Tech Training

Sharing the slot with Bob and I was Angela Ballard, Information Technology Training Librarian at NCSU. Her talk was titled “Ahead of the Curve: Insuring Success of a Technology Training Program for Library Staff” and it really hit home some very important points. To insure a successful Technology/IT Training program: […]


User Centered Instruction

Scott Brandt and I did our pre-conference workshop Tuesday afternoon. “Make Learning Stick: Creating 5 Star User Centered Training & Instruction”featured a DVD presentation about Bob, a harried trainer faced with training his entire staff on Web mail. We outlined 5 factors to insure training is user-focused and successful everytime! […]

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LITA Top Tech Trends

It’s always good to check in with these…. Top Tech Trends January 2004 I like the listing by conference because you can see what’s hot (“…that RFID is so HOT rioght now…”) and what’s not (“…virtual reference is dead…”) (which I’m still trying to figure out.)


Nudist Colony

Here’s a hoot of a term courtesy of the new WIRED, which was in my mailbox this afternoon: A cluster of nonsecure (“naked”) wireless networks. UPDATE: this is one of my most hot posts! I wonder why…:-)

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