Meeting

My ALA Anaheim 2012 Schedule

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It is that time of year again where representatives from the library profession all gather for the annual Annual Library Association meeting. This year it i...

My ALA Midwinter 2012 Schedule

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The snow is falling here in central Ohio, so I'm eager to leave here and head to warm Dallas for ALA Midwinter 2012. I'm looking forward to catching up with...

Options in Storage for Digital Preservation

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A last-minute change to my plans for ALA Midwinter came on Tuesday when I was sought out to fill in for a speaker than canceled at the ALCTS Digital Preserva...

My ALA Midwinter 2011 Schedule

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The end-of-year holidays are behind us and (in the northern parts of the northern hemisphere) the cold days of winter in front of us. What better time to ba...

New Directions for Discovering Information

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I had the pleasure of presenting at the 2009 meeting of the Ohio Higher Education Computing Council (OHECC) on OhioLINK's plans for a new discovery layer. I...

Unconference Experiment at ALA Annual 2009

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The latest edition of American Libraries Direct published today has a story about an unconference that precedes the ALA Annual conference in Chicago this Jul...

LITA Announces an Unconference for May 2009

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Earlier this week, LITA announced its unconference event: LITACamp. The meeting is scheduled for May 7-8, 2009 at the OCLC Conference Center in Dublin, Ohio...

A Successful BarCampOhio/LibraryCampOhio

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I'm pleased to be able to report a successful running of a BarCamp here earlier this week. Billed as BarCampOhio/LibraryCampOhio -- a mixture of .com and li...

Video Tour of OPAC Discovery Layer Tools

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In March, I gave a presentation at the NISO forum on Next Generation Discovery Tools: New Tools, Aging Standards. For those that were there, you may remembe...

ALA Annual Goes Social

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The American Library Association annual conference is getting more social each year, and as a long-time member of ALA and often a critic of the, well, un-tog...

Schedule for ALA Annual 2008

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Here is my planned schedule for ALA Annual in Anaheim. Reality, of course, may be different. If anyone is interested in talking about electronic textbooks,...

10 Great Reasons to Attend ODCE 2008

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Still deciding whether to attend the Ohio Digital Commons for Education 2008 Conference – The Convergence of Learning, Libraries and Technology? Here a...

Google Map of ALA Midwinter Hotels

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Here is a map of official conference hotels and a link to download the KML file into Google Earth. ALA Midwinter 2008 Hotel KML Location file I'm somewhat di...

ODCE 2008 Call-For-Proposals

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Where can faculty, administrators, librarians and technology gurus all meet to discuss learning, libraries, technology and the convergence of these activitie...

NPR’s Headquarters

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NPR's Headquarters, looking east Side view of the triangular building, looking from Mt. Vernon Square. The DC Convention Center is just to the north of ...

Notes from the LITA Standards IG meeting

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[Aside: I'm not quite sure what the procedure is for posting on LITAblog.org. This report was posted there last night to appear at something like http://ww...

Creating Participatory Digital Libraries

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"Participatory Digital Libraries" is the name of a talk Paul Jones, Director of ibiblio.org, gave this morning at OCLC's Kilgour Auditorium. Known as "The P...

ODCE Conference Proposals Due in 10 Days

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Proposals for the Ohio Digital Commons for Education 2007 Conference — The Convergence of Learning, Libraries and Technology — are due on Friday,...