I am happy to share I will be presenting twice at ALA Annual in Chicago. Fortunately, Chicago is only a short drive or train right away, so unlike last year when I was stuck in ORD and couldn't make it to DC or home, I should be there. I am hopeful of getting through this … Continue reading ALA 2023 Annual Conference Presentations
Should You Ask Permission to Live-Tweet an Conference Session?
I came across this great post from the American Historical Society - "The Dos and Don’ts of Live-Tweeting at an Academic Conference: An Update" which has some great suggestions (see below for the abridged version or click on through for full text - it worth reading the full text btw). But I have a question … Continue reading Should You Ask Permission to Live-Tweet an Conference Session?
10 Reasons You Should Attend Internet Librarian 2011 #IL2011
It’s no secret that Internet Librarian is my favorite library conference. Let’s just skip over the location, sure is amazing, and if you’re trying to choose between 2 similar conference the fact that one takes place in Monterey should sway you. But when you’re looking to convince your boss that you need to go “there are sea … Continue reading 10 Reasons You Should Attend Internet Librarian 2011 #IL2011
Beyond Books: News, Literacy, Democracy and America’s Libraries Work Session
This work session for librarians, journalist and citizens will take place starting April 6th, so mark your calendars. There are some fellowships for attendance for grad students available and you can browse the list of registered attendees. I wish I were able to attend this but I'll be following closely online through the blog and Twitter (hashtag … Continue reading Beyond Books: News, Literacy, Democracy and America’s Libraries Work Session
TechSoup Global Contributors Summit Notes
Last week I had the honor of attending the TechSoup Global Contributors Summit. When I received the invitation from Sarah at TechSoup for Libraries I knew I had to go for several reason including escaping the echo chamber and it was at the Microsoft campus in Silicon Valley. 🙂 Some background about TechSoup: TechSoup is a nonprofit with … Continue reading TechSoup Global Contributors Summit Notes
Learning from Failure #intlib10
I had a few slides for my session on failure with Matt Hamilton but I think it is more useful if I post some of the research and articles I read and refered to in my session. (plus I don't want to get a cease and desist from Disney, if you were there you know what I'm talking about. … Continue reading Learning from Failure #intlib10
Libraries in a Transliterate, Technology Fluent World #intlib10
Libraries in a Transliterate, Technology Fluent World http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=transliteracyinternetlibrarianslideshare-101020065252-phpapp01&rel=0&stripped_title=libraries-in-a-transliterate-technology-fluent-world&userName=librarianbyday View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Resources and Suggested Links: Teaching Media Literacy in the ESL Classroom Why Broadband Service in the U.S. Is So Awful, Scientific American, October 4th 2010 Transliteracy as a Blueberry Smoothie Don't Touch That Dial! A history of media technology scares, from the … Continue reading Libraries in a Transliterate, Technology Fluent World #intlib10