ala 2013 notes from the myth and reality of the evolving patron

The Myth and the Reality of the Evolving Patron: The RUSA President’s Program with Lee Rainie was held on Saturday, June 29th. Rainie is the Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The twitter hashtag is #rusapres13 and video of the presentation is now available from RUSA. You can…

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last bit of notes from arlis pasadena

The final day of ARLIS Pasadena was full of great sessions. In the morning, I attended Doing Data Together: Engaging End-Users in Building Richer Resources, More Efficiently. Here are my notes: BWR: Collaborating to Document the World’s Built Environment  by Carole Ann Fabian, Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia…

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the future of libraries

The other day I sat in on the webinar The Future of Libraries hosted by the Metropolitan New York Library Council. It was a talk by Eli Neiburger, Associate Director for IT and Production for the Ann Arbor District Library system. You might be familiar with his 2010 Libraries Are Screwed with a…

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sorry diigo, i’m leaving you

I never thought I’d do this, but I’m leaving Diigo. I haven’t deactivated my account just yet, but I’ve weaned myself from this 20th century social bookmarking site because I’ve discovered a 21st century one – Scoop.It!. Dr. Steve Matthews’ post Personalized Professional Development? Scoop.It! led me to explore the service. I have…

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