Monthly Archives: October 2012

For those of you who already know me, I’m profoundly deaf and wear a cochlear implant and a hearing aid. For those of you who don’t–now you know! Many don’t, particularly if I wear my hair down. I talk quite normally thanks to the cochlear implant, and I hear well […]

Reaching All Users: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patrons ...

The most democratic book project I know is about to relaunch – Here is an article I wrote for the German library magazine BUB as member of the Zukunftentwicklers network – With a few corrections because a lot has happened with since the deadline: What is crowd funding and what does it mean […]

Unglue: Giving books to the world by crowd funding ...

Super cool article by Patricia Martin at Huffingtom Post. So glad to meet here at #rsq12‘ Until recently, public libraries had little reason to innovate. Then Google arrived. More disruptive technologies followed, causing an identity crisis for librarians. Now the profession is re-thinking its purpose — a quest that […]

The Future of Libraries in a Digital Culture by Patricia ...

I was honored to present at the Library 2.012 Conference this year. I did two talks back to back for folks from all over the world. Here are the presentation links: “23 Things” as Transformative Learning: Promoting Confidence, Curiosity and Communication via Library Staff Professional Development: For slides please Contact Michael […]

Thanks Library 2.012!