Archive for May, 2009

Empowered Community Outreach

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

I’m presenting at the ALA Annual Conference this weekend. As I work to explore new ways to use digital tools ot create greater connections with our community, I think it’s important to make sure staff at all levels are in on the process, and this presentation is meant to encourage all members of the organization […]

LITACamp09 Keynote: Joan Frye Williams

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

“You guys have been doing information hookups. Don’t you feel cheap?” –Joan Frye Williams LITA Camp gets off to a good start with a introductory keynote for library futurist Joan Frye Williams. Technology always runs the risk of being alienating, and social media hopefully provides the opportunity to address this issue. But because this stuff […]

LITACamp09: Lightning Talk on Twitter

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

I was given the privilege of giving a lightning talk on Twitter at LitaCamp. It gave me a great opportunity to repurpose a few slides from the presentation I gave to my coworkers last week: These slides have seen a lot of mileage – my co-worker also used them for a public class. Twitter gets […]

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