Daily Archives: February 17, 2008

3 posts

Giving Good Presentations

I think Peter Bromberg can read my mind, all the way from New Jersey. I’ve spent a lot of time the past few days updating and expanding my presentation for the impending trip to Australia. Peter blogs a wonderful clearinghouse of links for making effective presentations. http://librarygarden.blogspot.com/2008/02/talk-good-giving-effective.html My favorite: http://presentationzen.blogs.com And like Aaron, I broke up with Keynote’s standard gradient after a long love affair.

The New Borders Digital Services

Via the the South Bend Tribune, George & Helene: http://tinyurl.com/35km63 There’s a lot to ponder here about digital content, access and libraries. I appluad Borders for updating their business model. I urge librarians to examine how these new, streamlined services might fight the mission of their institutions At the Borders concept store, new themed book islands are built around lifestyle genres, including travel, cooking and health. The digital centers, meantime, are geared to welcome people of all levels of tech know-how. Staffers will guide customers through the process of burning music to CDs, downloading songs to most digital music players […]