Monthly Archives: October 2007
This was a really interesting session about the on-line communities for older adults and the services Libraries are providing to them. Most on-line communities are aimed at upper middle class women and it looks like they are missing their target audience they don’t seem to have an idea of who they are trying to reach […]
Chrystie R. Hill led off on this session with some great examples and facts about Librarians and Libraries in networked communities. “Big Ups” to Michael Porter who followed with a smart and funny presentation that woke me up before my 3rd cup of coffee, something that’s pretty hard to do. 🙂 He showed some example […]
Lee Raine from the Pew Internet and American Life Project gave the keynote address. There was a lot of facts put out there really fast and some of it was interesting. I didn’t think it was engaging as some other people did, but we’re allowed our own opinions.
This reception was at the Monterey Public Library on Sunday evening, there were a several speakers and a wine and cheese reception afterwards. I know, I know, how could I have forgotten to write about this yesterday? 🙂 The Library was open with a lot of natural light and some great book displays, the staff […]
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, […]
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 […]