Monthly Archives: June 2012


Each month, our college has a show on one of the local public access television station (PHTV 4 in Palos Heights, Illinois). I was invited to participate to discuss libraries and librarians as well as help spread the word about services we offer to our local community. I saw this as a […]

An Opportunity for Library Advocacy (by TTW contributor Troy Swanson)







http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/news/20071/congratulations-to-new-university-librarian UTS Library is pleased to introduce the newly appointed University Librarian, Mal Booth. Mal joined UTS in 2009 and has led significant changes in the way the Library organises and delivers the information and services it oversees. Amongst many initiatives he has been instrumental in introducing Radio Frequency Identity (RFID) […]

Mal Booth Named New University Librarian at University of Technology ...


Julia Bergmann writes: There is a new award for librarians and other knowledge-workers in German-speaking Europe. It’s called “Zukunftsgestalter in Bibliotheken”  (“Pathbreakers in Library Science”), is sponsored by the German publishing house De Gruyter and is awarded in cooperation with the Journal “Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis” (BFP)  as well as […]

News from the Zukunftswerkstatt: 2012 Prize for Pathbreakers in Library ...




I had the honor of helping unveil the German-American Gaming League while I was in Hamburg last month for the Bibliothekartag Library Conference.  If you’re interested in the league, please visit this link for more information (please note: the page is in German, so have Google Translate handy!) What is the […]

German-American Gaming League (by TTW Contributor Justin Hoenke)




This is a course preview video for those SJSU SLIS students who may be interested in my fall class “The Hyperlinked Library & Emerging Technologies.” The Hyperlinked Library is an open, participatory institution that welcomes user input and creativity. It is built on human connections and conversations. The organizational chart […]

Fall Class: The Hyperlinked Library & Emerging Technologies