Daily Archives: September 13, 2006

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Abram on:

…the future of the AV Department: “Show me your streaming video plan.” …getting out from behind the reference desk: “If you have staff who have butts in seats and they are ust sitting…show me a retail operation that would let people sit.” … games: “Most of them are really complicated things that kids learn from.” …the library: “It’s not about the library! It is about five very specific user spaces, communities: Neighbourhood/Community, Entertainment/Culture, Learning, Research, and Workplace.” …on the future: “We need to manage experience NOT collections.”

Finding the Future: Library 2.0

Finding the Future: Library 2.0 Originally uploaded by Michael Casey. Abram finds the future. Patti Butcher, State Library Director, opened the day with a charge for the 300 folks assembled to put aside their fear of change and think about what’s presented today. (Dr. Curtis Rogers videoblogged a bit of her talk.) Then she quoted this: The heart of Library 2.0 is user-centered change. It is a model for library service that encourages constant and purposeful change, inviting user participation in the creation of both the physical and the virtual services they want, supported by consistently evaluating services. Curtis & […]

In South Carolina

are we there yet? Originally uploaded by crr29061. We made it after delays, rain, waiting for the fueling truck and mysterious paperwork that had to be correct so we could take off. Thanks to Dr. Curtis Rogers for picking us up, taking us for southern cooking and getting us to our hotel. Tomorrow: The Technology Institute!