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The Problems with the LITA Top Tech Trends Panels

I didn’t make it to ALA’s Midwinter this year, and, truth be told, I haven’t been paying attention to what’s happening there. But yesterday morning as I was going through my post-workout post-shower routine someone sent me a private message about the LITA Top Tech Trends panel. I went to Twitter to check out the […]

Transliteracy is Now a LITA Interest Group

I’m thrilled to announced that there is a Transliteracy Interest Group within the Library & Information Technology Association( LITA) division of the American Library Association (ALA). I think Tom said it best in his announcement: I often joke that I get more accomplished at conferences at the bar after the sessions are over than I do […]

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 […]

Its Privacy Week!

Its the first ever National Privacy Week The American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom has established Choose Privacy Week, May 2-8, to help libraries work with their communities around these complicated but vital issues. Privacy has long been a cornerstone of library services in America and a freedom that librarians defend every day. […]

My Notes from LITA Top Tech Trends at ALA MidWinter

The panel consisted of David Walker, Amanda Etches-Johnson, Joe Murphy, Lauren Pressley, Jason Griffey and was moderated by Greg Silvis David Watson discovery systems to get the rss for a specific journal you need to visit the specific site or vendor, different silos for information, need to wait for vendors to create mobile system bring […]

CLENERT changes its name to LearnRT and gets a new site, what next?

Well, I’ll be blogging for them for starters!  Along with the recent name change from CLENE to Learn the decision was made to move to a new site and add more bloggers. I’m thrilled to be included in the number and working with: Peter Bromberg Maurice Coleman Betha Gutsche Marianne Lenox Bobbi Newman Lori Reed […]

ALA 2009 wrap up

I survived my first ALA! It was intense and exhilorating and tiring, but worth every minute of it.   When I return from conferences there are always a lot of thoughts rolling around and it takes me about  a week to solidify everything.  But here are the things that really stuck with me and what I’m […]

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