Daily Archives: January 24, 2009

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SJCPL’s “Ray of Light” Removed from YouTube

  I recently heard from a colleague that Warner had pulled some Fleetwood Mac videos and it crossed my mind that “Ray of Light” might be found. Nah, I said, there are a billion videos out there. Well, RoL was found and pulled. Some background: RofL was made for SJCPL Staff Day 2003 by my team in Networked Resources Development & Training. We presented about the making of the video and showed it at Computers in Libraries 2004:    “Bob and I went out to CIL to present in the Learning Track on motivating and celebrating staff with technology. We […]

Born Digital: An LIS768 Context Book report by Lindsey Pfeifer

This book was a very easy read about a subject that is not intuitive to me being a digital immigrant. I appreciate that the book has chosen a broad audience to address that includes parents, educators, and librarians— to create a conversation between all those who have high stakes in dealing with the changing needs of the digital native population. The idea of creating a dialogue between parents and their children, educators and their students, librarians and their users, was a strong point throughout the book and reiterated in the synthesis, “…this book is an invitation to conversation. It’s an invitation sent out especially […]

Congrats to Stephen Abram,

http://stephenslighthouse.sirsidynix.com/archives/2009/01/aiip_conference.html The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) has chosen to honor Stephen Abram this year with the Roger Summit Award. He writes: I am thrilled to be in great company with these past award recipients: 2009 Stephen Abram 2008 James Surowiecki 2007 Peter Morville 2006 Pamela McCorduck 2005 John Schwartz 2004 Tim Andrews 2002 Dr. Clifford Lynch 2001 Dr. Carlos A. Cuadra  2000 Dr. Matthew Koll  1999 Dr. Roger Summit Congrats to Stephen – and thanks for all of your inspiration and view of our ever-changing landscape of users, information and learning!