For my interview at SJSU and for my recent Trends & tech talks, I’m framing the discussion around the four thematic areas above. The slides from my Trends talk at New Jersey Library Association expand on the areas – I cannot believe I haven’t posted them: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/TrendsTech2011NJLA.pdf I will be using this framework as I prep for my Participatory Service classes this fall.
Summing up attending SLA (but it could be said for any conference that engages, inspires and sends you home charged up), Bruce Rosenstein writes: http://brucerosenstein.com/blog/2011/06/the-end-of-sla-2011-the-future-starts-now/ “Whether you participate in person or online, or during or after the conference itself, the big takeaways for me are that the future can be bright for information professionals who find the proper mix of the technological and the personal, and who can apply the human touch (including Prusak’s admonition about using good judgment) while taking advantage of relevant tools. All of this is hard work that demands creativity and perseverance. SLA members and other […]
I’m honored to be included in this new book: Working in the Virtual Stacks: The New Library and Information Science – Books / Professional Development – Books for Academic Librarians – Books for Public Librarians – New Products – ALA Store. Take a look at all the other cool folks as well.