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Folks – Don’t miss this new blog by Carnegie Mellon University Dean of Libraries Keith Webster: http://www.libraryofthefuture.org Keith is one of the academic library leaders I look to for insights and ideas related to higher ed and library service. Look for his articles and presentations – you won’t be disappointed. […]

Library of the Future – Keith Webster’s New Blog




http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/news/20071/congratulations-to-new-university-librarian UTS Library is pleased to introduce the newly appointed University Librarian, Mal Booth. Mal joined UTS in 2009 and has led significant changes in the way the Library organises and delivers the information and services it oversees. Amongst many initiatives he has been instrumental in introducing Radio Frequency Identity (RFID) […]

Mal Booth Named New University Librarian at University of Technology ...




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http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/professors-with-personal-tweets-get-high-credibility-marks/30635 So the assistant professor in communications at Elizabethtown College designed anexperiment for 120 students at the college and has just reported the results. It turns out that professors with personal Twitter streams appear to be more credible than those who stick to business. The study, co-authored with Jamie Bartolino, one […]

Tweeting Professors


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I’m very excited to be leading a faculty development workshop at Dominican University of California  🙂 on February 24th. Here’s the draft abstract, based in part on a talk I gave at EDUCAUSE Learning Initiatives in 2010: Creative Collaboration and Immersive Engagement: The Hyperlinked Campus Emerging technologies for communication and […]

“The Hyperlinked Campus” at Dominican University of California



Please do not miss: http://infomational.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/project-curve-part-five-library-on-wheels/ Just a snippet demonstrates Char Booth’s evidence-based, grounded approach to library outreach and technology: the mobile shift: not exactly news Now, down to project business. Mobile platforms and services have become one of the most handily bandied-about concepts in libraryland over the last few years, […]

Library on Wheels – Blogging Gold from Char Booth




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“For the first time since kindergarten, I will have to learn how to go to class again.” That is what Freed-Hardeman University prospective student Katie Scott said when she was told about iKnow 2.0, the initiative created by the university to shift the paradigm of traditional instruction at FHU. Beginning […]

Freed-Hardeman University to Introduce Apple ipads, Inkling Digital Textbooks and ...


Kyle Jones interviewed Kenley Neufeld and me for the new Library technology report from ALA TechSource: “Using WordPress as a Library Content Management System” by Kyle M. L. Jones and Polly-Alida Farrington. Here’s a snippet: KJ: You both work at institutions where you have some kind of formal learning management system. Why […]

BuddyPress, Libraries and Higher Education: An Interview with Kenley Neufeld ...