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NEKLS Tech Day

08.05.2008 · Posted in Conferences

Thank you to Brenda, Josh, Erin, Scott, Sharon, Heather, Kate, David and everyone else who welcomed me and, even more important, did not point and laugh when I confessed my clothes closet is organized by a serious system including color, sleeve length, style and whether it was a "work" item.  :)   I saw a lot of great ...

UKSG pt 1

04.07.2008 · Posted in Conferences, UKSG 2008

I've arrived in Torquay, and it's only day one of the conference but I've already seen a couple of things that are different from the US conferences I've attended that I'm impressed with, I'd love to see this practice at more conferences. Included with the conference each day are a lunch and dinner. It's a ...

Teach Me More! Fun & Gaming in Libraries

11.01.2007 · Posted in Conferences, Internet Librarian

Chad Boeninger presented about Adapting Library Services to the Needs of Gamers the first half of this session. I found this really interesting, even though I am a gamer I'd never really thought about the differences between gamers and non-gamers. For example: game encourage decision making, interaction, and imerision. Gamers learn by doing, if they ...