Crafting the user centered library Cliff Landis its not enough to shove your bad services into a new space, we know our opacs suck so why are we cramming them into myspace and facebook why do you use emerging technologies in your library, not just bc everyone else is, doing it for service and outreach, […]

Social media and networked te3chnologies research and insights danah boyd – phd candidate at berkley social media in context, historical perspective web2.0 tech crowd sees it as a shift in deployment, perpetual beta, user generated content business crowd – hope, came after tech bubble crashed, rise of the social network sites – certain things are […]

Ubiquitous computing and library future Michael Porter Libraryman Chris Peters – maintainit – small part of TechSoup, new cookbook coming out soon, definition a model of human computer interjection which information processing has been thoroughly integrated into everyday object sand activities when computing and info access happen when and where we need it, enabled by […]

Learning 2.0 and 1.8 users bridging the gap Rudy Leon & Colleen Harris Myths of nexgen users skilled online searchers ease with new gadgets always connected effective multi-taskers require constant simulation must be entertained learn by doing mythbusting they do use stuff but in a dummybox way, they don’t understand the info they are getting […]

Innovation from best practices to fresh practices – helene blowers how do you start making change happen? What is innovation? Not just putting saran wrap around someone else’s idea innovation is – acting on, doing new things innovation is not about best practice, its about fresh practice application audience desired outcomes inspiration and inputs energy […]

Sarah Houghton Jan & Aaron Schmidt the mword.blogspot.com presentation before this one aaron recommends what is outreach? – connecting users with librarians number one thing voters care about when voting for funding is libraries transforming lives what is online outreach – when were serving ppl online were serving everybody there are not blocks online, similar […]

experiences are a unique tangible offering experience design – simply stated approach to creating successful experiences for ppl in any medium, american girl example in chicago, 3 different paths structure community and customer structure improve websites easy of use, when customers can focus on own goals rather than how to navigate your site website design […]

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