Daily Archives: April 8, 2010

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Thanks University of South Carolina SLIS!

Building the Hyperlinked LibraryView more presentations from Michael Stephens. Last night I presented the 25th Annual Dean’s & Director’s Lecture at the USC School of Library & Information Science. It was a wonderful experience – thanks to all who attended and to all the students, faculty & staff who made me so comfortable during my stay. A special shout out to Dr. Sam Hastings, the director of the program, for inviting me. She was Interim Dean when I started my PhD at UNT in 2004. Her support and thoughtful advice has been wonderful!

Digital Libraries à la Carte – Ticer Sumer School

I taught IM at the TICER summer school in 2006 when Jenny Levine and I traveled to Holland for a week. It’s so nice to see this year’s roster of topics – continually evolving as library technology evolves. From 26 – 30 July 2010, Ticer’s international summer school “Digital Libraries à la Carte” will be held at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. You can pick your choice from a completely renewed ‘menu’ offive one-day modules. Module 1: Strategic Developments and Library Management Module 2: The Library in the Scholar’s Workflow and Research Data Module 3: Libraries – Partners in Teaching and […]

Gadgets and Gizmos: Personal Electronics and the Library by Jason Griffey

Don’t miss Jason Griffey’s new Library Technology Report. Covering all types of gadgets and devices, Griffey offers an concise, useful overview of all of the choices. Most importantly, he emphasizes the need to keep up with emerging tech and understand how it might fit into the information ecology of our users. From the closing chapter: Gadgets give you the opportunity to show off new and exciting technologies to those who may never own one for themselves, in much the same way that libraries have found that providing computers and Internet access was an important function of the late twentieth-century library. […]