Daily Archives: February 7, 2011

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Congrats to Char Booth

http://infomational.wordpress.com/2011/02/06/farewell-cal-hello-claremont Char Booth shares via her blog an upcoming move to a new position at the Claremont Colleges: My love of organizational complexity and campus dynamics contributed to my decision to join the Claremont Colleges, which is a rare Oxford-style arrangement of small private institutions. Each maintains its own distinct personality, and what I have heard described as a “fiercely independent” academic/social culture. I imagine that this will make my combined job of coordinating instruction, outreach, and assessment approximately seven times more challenging (and seven times more interesting) than normal, not to mention upping the learning curve ante of a […]

ILI2011: Navigating the New Normal – Strategies for Success Call for Speakers

Internet Librarian International – Call for Speakers Deadline: 8 April 2011 Navigating the New Normal – Strategies for Success We are now in a time best characterised as the “New Normal”. The new normal isn’t just about austere budgets or doing more with less – it’s also about new technologies. The new normal is having library patrons, users, customers and clients who know as much or more about technology than we do. It’s about partnerships and transparency, about new ways to develop and disseminate knowledge, about the increasing importance of communication skills, about opening up access to information, data, and […]