Tag Archives: internet librarian 2007

Games, Gaming and Libraries

My Sunday morning pre-conference workshop was presented by Aaron Schmidt and Jenny Levine. Jenny presented first, reminding us the wide scoop that “gaming” covers – board games, computer games, online computer games such as scrabble, cell phone games, pda game etc. The stereotype that gamers are 13 year old boys sitting in their basements alone, […]

Training Adults: Getting and Keeping Attention

Sunday morning I attended a pre-conference workshop on training adults. I was a little disappointed in the content. It was aimed towards people who have never done any training and geared towards all day workshops. Since I work at a public library almost all of the training for both the staff and the public is […]

Give people your name

The Internet Librarian Wiki had a link to conference tips from Stephen Abram, I think these are great and read them several times before I left. I was pleased to see that he says if you aren’t getting what you expected or needed from a presentation, leave, your time is valuable. I’ve been doing this […]

Live from the Wild Plum!

I’m blogging live from the Wild Plum this morning because even though the hotel has WiFi it does not actually work. Luckily it’s right across the street. Yesterday was a very long day (traveled for 17 hours), but if our plane had not been delayed in LAX we would not have seen the amazing sunset […]


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