Daily Archives: November 23, 2011

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Podcast: Welcome to the New Normal

I was honored to be invited to chat on this podcast: http://dquarium.com/bibliotech/bibliotech9   Download Audio Sponsor – gold and silver earrings. Bibliotech show #9 for Monday November 14, 2011 Welcome to the New Normal Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams Guests:¬†Michael Stephens Topics: Dr. Michael Stephens, Assistant Professor at the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University and creator of Tame the Web, a well known library blog, discusses general trends with regards to libraries and technology, Library 2.0, the “New Normal” and much more.

Podcast: Why We Are Not Google with Dr. Troy Swanson

http://www.gordostuff.com/2011/11/back-in-september-i-had-chance-to.html Gordon Snyder writes: Back in September I had the chance to interview Troy Swanson,¬†an Associate Professor /¬†Teaching and Learning Librarian at¬†Moraine Valley Community College¬†in Palos Hills, IL. In the interview we discussed a paper he published with¬†Public Service Librarian Jeremy Green, also at Moraine Valley Community College. Here’s the abstract from that paper published at¬†Elsevier’s¬†ScienceDirect. In the Fall of 2009, the Moraine Valley Community College Library, using guidelines developed by Jakob Nielsen, conducted a usability study to determine how students were using the library Web site and to inform the redesign of the Web site. The authors found that […]