Designing Digital Experiences for Library Websites #ala10

On Sunday I had the honor of presenting with David Lee King,Toby Greenwalt, and John Blyberg. It was amazing to be on a panel with them and I learned a lot by listening to their presentations. Toby has shared his along with some notes. They are doing some amazing things at Skokie. David has posted his as well. Designing Digital Experiences for Library Websiteshttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=ala10-designingdigitalexperiencesforlibrarywebsites-100629065938-phpapp01&rel=0&stripped_title=designing-digital-experiences-for-library-websites View … Continue reading Designing Digital Experiences for Library Websites #ala10

ALA Conference Survival Tips #ala10

Last year was my first ALA and it is definitely nothing like other conferences.  This is a combination of tips I’ve shared before and new ones learned the hard way. I’ve also included a reading list with suggestions on networking and tips for introverts. Give people your name – wear your name badge up near your face rather than on a lanyard so it’s easy … Continue reading ALA Conference Survival Tips #ala10

Battledecks: The ALA Rumble Royale

Yes I let Janie talk me into this, what was I thinking? lol Battledecks represent the ultimate challenge for a public speaker as they are challenged to give a coherent presentation based on hand-selected, seemingly unrelated slides that they see for the very first time live on stage. This competition, often referred to as “PowerPoint Karaoke,”, will see eight brave and willing participants compete for … Continue reading Battledecks: The ALA Rumble Royale